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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307352
English Heritage Legacy ID: 263009
Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Somerton
Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST49NW SOMERTON CP NORTH STREET (east side)
9/201 Scott Gould House
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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