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Wilton House, Taunton

Description: Wilton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269759

OS Grid Reference: ST2259824095
OS Grid Coordinates: 322598, 124095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0110, -3.1047

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 3PX

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Wilton House
ST 2224 SE 11/22


A substantial brick house dated 1705 in its own grounds to west of Vivary Park.
Colourwashed. Entrance front is 2 storeys, rising to 3 storeys in centre with
swept parapets. Slate roof. Sundial at 1st floor level to rear. 7 windows, sashes
with glazing bars. Doorcase with Corinthian columns supporting entablature with
parapet containing shield. Round headed doorway with imposts. 2 storey garden
wing, much altered. Large projecting modern bay on garden side.

Wilton House and ornamental column together with Nos 1 to 14 (consec) Upper High Street,
the listed buildings in Vivary Park and Mount Street, the School, Unitarian Chapel,
the Lawn and Mary Street House in Mary Street, form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2259824095

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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