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Somerset House, Taunton

Description: Somerset House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269802

OS Grid Reference: ST2281524725
OS Grid Coordinates: 322815, 124725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0167, -3.1017

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Somerset House
ST 2224 NE 9/127


On the corner with Whirligig Lane. About 1340/5D. 2 storeys. Stucco. Tudor
Gothic detail. Left side of front comes forward. Slate roof with gable to left,
eaves. Quatrefoil in oculus to gable. Sill band. Angle buttresses to ground floor
on left. Plinth, large 3-light window with mullions and transoms in projecting
section to left, subsidiary single lights to left and right. 3 windows of 2 and
3 lights to right hand section (l'wilxiow blocked). Hoodmoulds, casements with
horizontal glazing bars. Entrance to left flanked by single lancets with hoodmoulds.
Flattened pointed arch with rectangular hoodmould, carved spandrels and double
wooden doors.

All the listed buildings on south side of Middle Street form a good group with
Nos 13 Canon Street.

Listing NGR: ST2281524727

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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