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Monks the Newsagents, Wiveliscombe

Description: Monks the Newsagents

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270144

OS Grid Reference: ST0812327806
OS Grid Coordinates: 308123, 127806
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0422, -3.3119

Location: Silver Street, Wiveliscombe, Somerset TA4 2JX

Locality: Wiveliscombe
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2JX

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Listing Text


6/68 No 1
(Monks the newsagents)



House with inserted shop. Early C19 and early C20 shopfront. Rendered, raised
quoins, Welsh slate roof, brick stacks, right return hung with West Somerset
slates. 3-storeys, 4-bays; windows set in slightly raised surrounds with
rusticated voussoirs, sashes with glazing bars first floor and modern windows
above. Depressed arch opening right to courtyard, rusticated surround. Part of
premises of shop listed as No 2A Silver Street (qv). Interior: first floor room
contains 2 panels of plasterwork decoration, c1700, oval garlands with cherubs
heads, probably reset as ends nearest window have been cut.

Listing NGR: ST0812327806

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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