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Timber Frame of Two Bays of Almshouses in Grounds of the Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Manor and Wilton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0158 / 51°0'56"N

Longitude: -3.1044 / 3°6'15"W

OS Eastings: 322627

OS Northings: 124628

OS Grid: ST226246

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J7CK

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.DDH

Entry Name: Timber Frame of Two Bays of Almshouses in Grounds of the Castle

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269654

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 2224 NE CASTLE GREEN
(North side)

744/9/4A Castle Green
Timber frame of two bays of
04.07.75 Almshouses in grounds
of the castle

GV II

Re-erected section of range of almshouses. Circa 1500. Timber-framed with restored [1992] wattle-and-daub infilling. Pitched tile roof with gabled ends. The 2 bays belonged to old almshouses in St James' Street which were demolished in 1897. Re-erected in former Castle moat in 1899 and dismantled and re-erected again on present site in 1992. The surviving timber framing is for 2 single room dwellings with doors and windows in both front and back walls. Boldly overhanging eaves framed on projecting brackets. The frame is thought to date from before 1500. AM. [All the listed buildings on Castle Green form a group together with Ina Cottage, Mill Lane.


Listing NGR: ST2262724628

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