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Quaker Lodge, Milverton

Description: Quaker Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270434

OS Grid Reference: ST1228125950
OS Grid Coordinates: 312281, 125950
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0262, -3.2522

Location: North Street, Milverton, Somerset TA4 1LG

Locality: Milverton
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1LG

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Listing Text


11/223 Quaker Lodge



House. C18 altered mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, hipped on left-hand half, gable ended to right
latter with brick stacks. 2-storeys, first floor four 12 pane sash windows, ground floor two bay windows with early C20
sash windows outer bay left, and 12 pane sash windows to right of C20 doorway with single light sashes on either side.
Round headed opening in outer bay right originally gave access to yard behind, now blocked with a door set back. This
was the birthplace of Dr. Thomas Young (1773-1829), the celebrated scientist and linguist who made important
discoveries in the field of optics, and laid the foundation for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Listing NGR: ST1228325955

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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