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4, HAMMET STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taunton Deane, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0154 / 51°0'55"N

Longitude: -3.1018 / 3°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 322809

OS Northings: 124585

OS Grid: ST228245

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J80Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.FFR

Entry Name: 4, HAMMET STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269755

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No 4
4.6.52. Nos 5 to (consec)
ST 2224 NE 9/87


Terrace of 3 storey 5 window brown brick fronts. 1788-90 when the street was laid
out by Sir Benjamin Hammet (MP for Taunton, Keeper of the Castle etc). The properties
are divided by plain pilasters. Continuous eaves cornice. Mixture of slate and
tile roofs. Original rainwater pipes. Sash windows in plain reveals, some glazing
bars missing. Painted stone doorcases with half round Tuscan pilasters, open pediments
and traceried fanlights. 6-panel doors (4 panels to No 8). Round headed entry
arch between Nos 5 and 6. No 5 has a later shop window to right. Side of No 3
has 3 windows and forms part of the west side of Church Square.

All the listed buildings in Hammet Street together with St Mary Magdalene Church and
the listed buildings in Church Square form an extremely important group.

Listing NGR: ST2280924588

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