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Richard Huish Homes

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269784

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Eastgate

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(South Side)
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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