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Scott Gould House (Almshouses)

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0552 / 51°3'18"N

Longitude: -2.7271 / 2°43'37"W

OS Eastings: 349132

OS Northings: 128682

OS Grid: ST491286

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FT1H

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.9CZ

Entry Name: Scott Gould House (Almshouses)

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263009

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST49NW SOMERTON CP NORTH STREET (east side)

9/201 Scott Gould House
(Almshouses)

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GV II

Almshouses. 1866, restored 1981. Local lias stone cut and squared, with Ham stone dressings; asbestos cement slate roof
between coped gables with hipped corner; stone ashlar chimney stacks. 'L' plan; 2 storeys, 5 bay elevation to north
Street and 3 bay return to New Street. Plinth, band course, gables above all first floor windows; hollow chamfered
mullioned windows with square labels having horizontal bar casements,2-light above and 3 light below, with extra lower
window between bays 4 and 5, North Street, and between each bay on north Street elevation; to bay 3 in North Street
chamfered doorway with flat arched head and square label, and large boarded door, no window or gable over, but there
are two plaques giving original and restoration dates. Interiors not seen. In an important corner position with
considerable streetscape value. The almshouses built by Mrs Sophie Scott Gould of North Curry as 6 dwellings for widows
and single women. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4913228682

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