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Thornes the Butchers, Wiveliscombe

Description: Thornes the Butchers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270169

OS Grid Reference: ST0802727810
OS Grid Coordinates: 308027, 127810
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0423, -3.3133

Location: West Street, Wiveliscombe, Somerset TA4 2JP

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

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Listing Text


8/95 No 5
(Thornes the Butchers)


House, with shop. Early C19, shopfront circa 1900. Render grooved as ashlar,
quoin strips and moulded cornice with low pitched Welsh slate roof, hipped on
the left side with brick stack. 3-storeys and 2-bays, modern aluminium sashes in
raised surrounds with stressed voussoirs. Butcher's shop circa 1900 with cows'
head on top of flanking pilasters, coloured tiles and decorative cast iron
ventilation grills to basement. Plate glass window and door. Panelled pier to
match that of The Croft (q.v.). This was probably built as the domestic wing of
The Croft. Primarily included for group value with The Croft.

Listing NGR: ST0802727810

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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