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Former Squirrel Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9776 / 50°58'39"N

Longitude: -3.2287 / 3°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 313836

OS Northings: 120513

OS Grid: ST138205

Mapcode National: GBR LV.LRW2

Mapcode Global: FRA 463J.KZ2

Entry Name: Former Squirrel Hotel

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269975

Location: Wellington, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Wellington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Wellington St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


1.
5365 FORE STREET
(South Side)
Former Squirrel Hotel
ST 1320 1/14 25.1.51.
II
2.
Has been an important inn at least since 1686, and is the only one now left of
any antiquity. The Squirrel was the badge of the Bluetts of Holcombe Rogus Devon,
the principal local family in the 17th century. The front range is the original
structure, although much altered. Long 2 storeyed roughcast front. Slate roofs,
swept at eaves. Brick parapet to right gable end. Red brick stacks. 3 windows
to higher left hand section. Three 3-light windows in centre. 3 widely spaced
windows on right. All sashes with thin glazing bars. Assortment of bay windows
and porches on ground floor with all openings blocked at time of survey (1975).
Splayed bay under cornice to left end. Doorway has porch with segmental curved
hood, keystone and octagonal columns. Ball motif to cornice. Second splayed
bay in centre. Combined porch and bay window under cornice to right. Round-headed
lunette over entrance flanked by pilasters. A third porch at right end with segmental
curved hood, keystone and ball motif to cornice.


Listing NGR: ST1383620513

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