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70, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9197 / 50°55'10"N

Longitude: -2.6923 / 2°41'32"W

OS Eastings: 351429

OS Northings: 113583

OS Grid: ST514135

Mapcode National: GBR ML.Q9QX

Mapcode Global: FRA 567P.4XL

Entry Name: 70, High Street

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263862

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

WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (North side)
ST5113
9/304 No.70
-
GV II

One of terrace of six houses. Dated 1887. Has stone cut and squared, with ashlar dressings; plain clay tiles with
moulded ridges in continuous roof, with coped gable; brick chimney stack. 2-storeys, 2 wide bays, the left hand
projecting and gabled. Large 4-centre arched wood window with Gothic style tracery, with string course below arch
springing; above, a labelled narrow 4-light window, from which the mullions have been renoved and C20 casement
inserted; obelisk finial to gable; to bay-2 a 4-centred arched recess for boarded door, and a C20 casement in a former
3-light mullioned window; panel above hung with fish-scale tiles into which is set a casement window. Interior not
seen. A remarkably well-detailed terrace 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: ST5142913583

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