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Gurds, Taunton

Description: Gurds

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269915

OS Grid Reference: ST2269625169
OS Grid Coordinates: 322696, 125169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0207, -3.1035

Location: Station Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1NX

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 70 (Guxds)
ST 2225 6/388 15.9.74
Gable end to street. Mid C19 front to older building. 2 storeys plus attic. Stucco.
Old tile roof with bargeboards and finial at apex. Carved capitals at eaves.
Single sash window in plain surround to attic with ogee hoodmould and enriched
finial and stops. 1st floor has 5 light bow with miniature balustrade over. Crenellated
transom and ogee heads to each light. Very good contemporary shop front with paterae
to overall fascia, finials to sides. Panelled pilasters with crocket capitals
support fascia. The fields of the pilasters contain painted tiles with classical
motifs. Shop fronts have ogee heads and slender colonettes with crocket capitals.
Doorway in centre. Low shop window extension to right has pilasters with ball

Listing NGR: ST2269625169

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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