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Gatepiers and Walls Along Street at King's College, Taunton

Description: Gatepiers and Walls Along Street at King's College

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269884

OS Grid Reference: ST2326824162
OS Grid Coordinates: 323268, 124162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0117, -3.0951

Location: S Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3DX

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Gatepiers and walls
along street at
King's College
ST 2324 SW 7/358A
Contemporary with the main school buildings of 1867-9. One pair of tall gatepiers
at main north entrance to school grounds, Rubble with ashlar dressings, Steeply
pitched tops with finial motif, recessed cusped detail to triangular outer faces.
Decorative shafts through a stringcourse to the corners of main piers. The wall
sweeps out to left and right from each gatepier, The wall is approximately 2 ft
high with taller divisions at regular intervals. Sandstone rubble with ashlar
King's College and gatepiers and walls form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2326824162

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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