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Latitude: 51.0159 / 51°0'57"N
Longitude: -3.099 / 3°5'56"W
OS Eastings: 323006
OS Northings: 124635
OS Grid: ST230246
Mapcode National: GBR M1.J8QG
Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.GHR
Entry Name: Richard Huish Homes
Listing Date: 4 July 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1233099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269784
Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1
District: Taunton Deane
Town: Taunton Deane
Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Eastgate
Built-Up Area: Taunton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
1. MAGDALENE STREET
Richard Huish Homes.
ST 2224 NE 9/281
ST 2324 NW 12/281
Almshouses founded by Richard Huish, who died in 1615, "for 13 poor, needy, maimed,
impotent and aged men". Rebuilt in second half of C19. Long front to street with
right end coming forward. 2 storeys. Coursed rubble with mm Hill stone dressings.
Slate roof with ridge cresting. 2 gables to right, 1 with hipped roof and gabled
dormer, the other with ½ hipped roof. Finials. 4 windows to left on 1st floor
rising with gablets into roof, 2 lights each with stone mullion. 6 ground floor
windows in arched recesses and with impost string course. Traceried windows with
triple lancets. Section coming forward on right has variety of 2 and 3-light stone
mullioned windows. Entrance up 4 steps pith moulded pointed archway. Double wooden
doors. Slightly lower extension without windows to left. 2-centred archway adjoining
with gable finial and pinnacles. Double wooden doors.
Listing NGR: ST2300624635
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