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68, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9196 / 50°55'10"N

Longitude: -2.6922 / 2°41'32"W

OS Eastings: 351436

OS Northings: 113580

OS Grid: ST514135

Mapcode National: GBR ML.Q9QX

Mapcode Global: FRA 567P.4YP

Entry Name: 68, High Street

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263861

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/303 No.68

One of a terrace of six houses. Dated 1887. Ham stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings; plain clay tiles with
moulded ridges between coped gables; brick chimney stack. 2-storeys, 2-bays of which the left-habd projects.
Chamfered mullioned windows with original casements, 2-lights below, 3-lights above, bay-1; above the gable is not
coped but overhangs with decorated bargeboards; to bay-2, on normal plane, a 4-centre moulded arched doorway with
matching small sidelights, above a panel of fish-scale tiles into which is set a casement window - a handed version,
but not an exact copy, of No.66 to East (qv). Interior not seen. A remarkably well detailed house with deliberate
'spoiled symmetry', in the style of Norman Shaw, and prophetic of the early 'Garden City' houses; an early and little
changed example.

Listing NGR: ST5143613580

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