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Unitarian Chapel, Taunton

Description: Unitarian Chapel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269791

OS Grid Reference: ST2277824228
OS Grid Coordinates: 322778, 124228
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0122, -3.1021

Location: Mary Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3PE

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
ST 2224 SE 11/15 4.6.52. Unitarian Chapel


Built 1721. Frontage altered with C19 stucco decoration. 2 storeys, heavy moulded
cornices. Both storeys divided by Corinthian pilasters (in pairs to centre).
Hipped old tile roof. 5 windows (end windows blocked on upper floor). Architrave
surrounds with imposts and bases. Central doorcase with Corinthian pilasters support
triangular pediment. Double 3-panel doors, Doorway flanked by wrought-iron lamps
with scrolled standards. Very good early C18 interior with quare Corinthian columns,
the full height of the building, Oak galleries and carved pulpit. Brass chandeliers.

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

Listing NGR: ST2277824228

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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