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1, King Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1293 / 51°7'45"N

Longitude: -3.0039 / 3°0'14"W

OS Eastings: 329845

OS Northings: 137144

OS Grid: ST298371

Mapcode National: GBR M5.92SW

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.WW95

Entry Name: 1, King Square

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373933

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE KING SQUARE
736-1/10/118 (South side)
24/03/50 No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
KING SQUARE
(South side)
Nos.1-9 (Consecutive))

GV II*

House, now offices. c1770-1800. Flemish-bond brick, stone
coping to the parapet, cornice, painted stepped voussoirs and
cills; crested double Roman tile roof with brick stacks to
gable ends and two C20 dormers. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys
with attic and dormer; 2-window range to each facade. Some
crown glass; 3/6-pane sash windows to second floor, 6/9-pane
sashes to first floor which have segmental wrought-iron
balconettes with some remaining lead ornament to vertical
bars; to left of ground floor is late C19 plate-glass sash
window and to right one of 6 panes over plate-glass lower
sash. Right return has blocked gauged brick circular window to
attic left; C20 horned 6/6-pane sash windows; that to right of
ground floor has plate glass to lower sash. A reconstructed
wood architrave with an open pediment to left is set across a
flat gauged brick arch; door has 4 raised-and-fielded panels
to the top and beaded panels to the base below a traceried
fanlight. To right is the tip of a segmental gauged brick arch
to basement. INTERIOR not inspected. The house is part of a
fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater
Castle.


Listing NGR: ST2984537144

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