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Ashfield House, Taunton

Description: Ashfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 269814

OS Grid Reference: ST2294924046
OS Grid Coordinates: 322949, 124046
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0106, -3.0997

Location: Mount Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3QE

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

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
No 19 (Ashfield House)
ST 2224 SE 11/206 16.10.75.


Front faces on to Vivary Park. Said to have been "modernised" in 1794. Externally
the house appears to date from early/mid C19, with alterations. 2 storeys. Whitewashed
roughcast. Hipped slate roof with projecting eaves on brackets, part comes forward
in middle over projecting 2-storey verandah. 1 dormer with double wood casements.
Assortment of windows to 1st floor with 2 large sashes, glazing bars to left and
right. French windows to trellised verandah at 1st floor level. Ground floor has
overall lean-to roof with slates. Street front has good round headed doorway with
architrave surround and vermiculated keystone. Traceried fanlight and 6-panel

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

Listing NGR: ST2294924046

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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