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Description: Wall to Left of No 10
Date Listed: 17 December 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 269942
OS Grid Reference: ST2252724155
OS Grid Coordinates: 322527, 124155
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0115, -3.1057
UPPER HIGH STREET
No 10 and Nos 12 to 14(consec)
Wall to left of No 10
ST 2224 SE 11/409
Range of four houses; Nos. 13 and 14 converted into restaurant. Circa late C18 or early C19. Brick, Nos,12-14 painted. Clay plain tile hipped roofs, Nos.10, 12 and 13 behind parapets; No. 14 half-hipped. Brick side and axial stacks.
PLAN: Range of four 1-, 2- and 3-bay houses; No. 10 3-bays with carriageway through right-hand bay. No. 11 not included.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; No.14 on right 2 storeys. 3:1:1:2:2 north front. No.10 3-bays, tall 12-pane sashes on first floor with continuous cill, 9-pane second floor sashes, centre blind, flat rubbed brick arches; ground floor 16-pane sash on left, carriageway on right with rubbed brick elliptical arch; doorway in wall on left with pilastered doorcase with open pediment, semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars and fielded 6-panel door. No. 12 1-bay, 4-pane sash on ground floor, canted first floor bay and 16-pane second floor sash, pilastered doorcase on left with pediment and fielded 6-panel door. No.13 3-bays, tall 12-pane sashes on first floor, 9-pane second floor sashes, small later C19 pilastered shop window and pilastered doorway on right with open pediment, semi-circular fanlight with intersecting glazing bars and C20 panelled door. No.14 on right, 2-bays, tall 12-pane sashes on first floor; ground floor tripartite sash with entablature and pilastered doorcase on left with open pediment, semi-circular fanlight with radiating tracery and 6-panel door. Rear has various sashes, some with glazing bars, some replaced; C19 and C20 rear wings.
INTERIOR: Only nos.13 and 14 inspected; now one property and ground floor a restaurant; all joinery replaced except for staircase balustrade from first to second floor with moulded handrail ramped up to turned column newels, balusters replaced. Roof structure of No.14 mostly rebuilt.
A range of four Georgian houses with group and townscape value near the centre of Taunton.
Listing NGR: ST2252724155
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