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No 5, with Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0557 / 51°3'20"N

Longitude: -2.727 / 2°43'37"W

OS Eastings: 349140

OS Northings: 128732

OS Grid: ST491287

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FT2M

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.9DW

Entry Name: No 5, with Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263012

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST49NW SOMERTON CP NORTH STREET (East side)

9/204 No 5, with front boundary railings

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GV II

Cottage in row. C18 with C19 modifications, possibly incorporating earlier work. Local lias stone roughly squared; clay
pantiled roof continuous over row; stone and brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Two light small pane casement
windows of earlier pattern under timber lintols; to lower bay 2 a 6-panel door with glazed toplights, in heavy frame,
set in C20 timber lattice porch with hipped painted metal roof. Interior not seen. One metre west of house wrot iron
railings with simple points to square rods, turned iron finials to standards, set on dwarf stone wall, matching gate;
contributing to setting of house. Part of William Taylor's 'fair dwelling house' which had been divided by 1714: this
plot known as the 'Star' presumably a small inn. The houses on either side, which may also incorporate earlier work,
but appear too altered to be of special interest). (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4914028732

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