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Somerton United Reform Church, Schoolrooms, and Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0535 / 51°3'12"N

Longitude: -2.7302 / 2°43'48"W

OS Eastings: 348918

OS Northings: 128496

OS Grid: ST489284

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FS4P

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.G64

Entry Name: Somerton United Reform Church, Schoolrooms, and Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263060

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4828 SOMERTON CP
WEST STREET (South side)

8/252 Somerton United Reform Church,
Schoolrooms, and front boundary
railings

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GV II

United Reform Church and Schoolrooms. 1807, enlarged 3 times in C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Bridgwater patent clay tiles behind coped gables. Mostly 2-storey on road frontage, 5 bay facade. Bay 1 is a
flat roofed projection, bays 2 to 4 the gable end of the church, and bay 5 the gable end of the schoolroom. Bay 1 has plinth, cornice and shallow parapet; doubled trefoil arched windows both levels, with single matching windows on
return; bays 2 4 have plinth, string course between floor; ogee 2-light flat headed windows having square labels with headstops, bays 2 and 4, cusped lancets above; bay 3 has a C13 style doorway with dog tooth moulding under label, and
above a 3 light C14 style traceried window under pointed arched label; coping has flats and pinnacles to kneelers, and set into gable an oval plaque reading" 1807 CongregationalUTapG: bay 5 has a triple plain lancet over an 1875
foundation stone, with pointed relieving arch and a small rectangular gable vent above; to right a doorway under stone panel proclaiming "Lecture Hall'. Interior not seen. Attached to bay 1, 2 metres from rest of front elevation, cast
iron boundary railings about 1.3 metres high on low stone wall, with cast spear points, and two sets of gates to match.


Listing NGR: ST4891828496

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