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Queens College, Comeytrowe

Description: Queens College

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 269934

OS Grid Reference: ST2170623142
OS Grid Coordinates: 321706, 123142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0023, -3.1172

Location: Trull Road, Comeytrowe, Somerset TA1 4QA

Locality: Comeytrowe
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA1 4QA

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Queens College
ST 22 SW 3/163
1874. By Giles and Gane. Very large symmetrical Tudor Gothic building with tower
rising in centre and wings coming forward to right and left. 2 storeys with 3
storeys in centre. Ashlar. Slate roofs. Parapets to left and right. Gable ends
with paired polygonal stacks in centre flanking the tower. The tower has crenellated
parapet, panelled frieze, string courses, corner buttresses and rectangular traceried
bell openings. 4 light oriel over entrance has crenellated top and ogee dripmoulds
to windows. 2 storey bays to left and right under gables, openwork parapets at
2nd floor level. Main front has buttresses with setoffs and finials rising through
parapets. 1st floor windows have continuous dripmoulds and recessed panels between
storeys. Ends of main gabled wings have very large mullioned and transomed windows
with traceried oculi above. Diagonal buttresses with finials. Individual lights
of windows have curved heads and marginal glazing bars.

Listing NGR: ST2170623142

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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