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12, Middle Street, Taunton

Description: 12, Middle Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 269801

OS Grid Reference: ST2283724720
OS Grid Coordinates: 322837, 124720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0167, -3.1014

Location: Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH

Locality: Taunton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 1SH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Borough Bank, a Section of Medieval Town Defences 70m North of St Mary Magdalene Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(South Side)
No 12
ST 2224 NE 9/128 4.6.52.


Tall square red brick house facing down the angle of Middle Street. Probably circa
1700. Rainwater head has initials I.T.D, but no date. Parapets. 3 windows to each
of ruin sides. Sashes with wide flush frames, 2 round-headed windows on ground
floor. Later C18 Tuscan doorcase with traceried fanlight. Interior has good oak
panelled rooms circa 1700 and a staircase with panelled dado. 2 storey extension
to left. Pair of tall gatepiers on street to right.

All the listed buildings on south side of Middle Street form a good group with
No 13 Canon Street. No 12 also forms a group with Nos l3 and 14 Middle Street
(North Side) (No 14 being a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: ST2283724720

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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