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Latitude: 51.0144 / 51°0'51"N
Longitude: -3.1049 / 3°6'17"W
OS Eastings: 322588
OS Northings: 124472
OS Grid: ST225244
Mapcode National: GBR M1.J77N
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.D7N
Entry Name: Somerset College of Art
Listing Date: 4 July 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060040
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269669
Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1
District: Taunton Deane
Town: Taunton Deane
Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton
Built-Up Area: Taunton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
1. CORPORATION STREET
Somerset College of Art
ST 2224 SE 11/192
Dated 1905. By C Samson and A B Cottam. Imposing neo-Classical building of 2
storeys and basement, Ashlar with rusticated plinth. Central triangular pediment
with cartouche, artistic putti and elaborate foliation rises above dentil eaves
cornice and balustered parapet, Ionic pilasters divide front which has recessed
central section flanked by Ionic columns. 2nd (mezzanine) floor has semi-circular
windows with keystones and aprons. Ground floor windows have architrave surrounds,
Semi-circular basement openings. 5 windows with large metal frames.
All the listed buildings (except No 34 and the Dragon Book Shop and Wall) in Bath
Place and Corporation Street form a group.
Listing NGR: ST2258824472
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