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The Newnam Memorial Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9406 / 50°56'26"N

Longitude: -2.6332 / 2°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 355609

OS Northings: 115875

OS Grid: ST556158

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P0P2

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.9ZL

Entry Name: The Newnam Memorial Block

Listing Date: 3 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261450

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP SOUTH STREET (South side)

8/112 The Newnam Memorial Block

3.11.80

GV II

Hall and Schoolrooms, of 1912. Ham stone ashlared, random courses, with
contrasting stone dressings, Welsh slate roof. In a classical, but less severe
style than the main 1868 building, and set back slightly from it 2-storey facade
of 5-bays, with deep plinth capped by cill string, rusticated quoins, string
course to first floor, and cornice with plain parapet. 4-bays of windows,
12-pane casements with semi-circular deadlights set in shouldered keystoned
architraves to ground floor; above shallower 12-pane sashes with radial
semi-circular deadlights in shouldered architraves carried down below cills. Bay
5 has channelled pilasters framing a Doric doorpiece with panelled doors and a
semi-circular fanlight chanelled arch over the entablature; above a
semi-circular headed window with apron and bracketted open pedimented head, the
whole crowned by an open segmental pediment incorporating tablet reading
'Baptist Schools 1912'. The words "Newnam Memorial" incised into string band
over entrance doorway. The interior not inspected. The third phase of
development on the Baptist Church site, acting as an enlargement to the Baptist
Hall and Schoolrooms (q.v.).


Listing NGR: ST5561215867

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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