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Monks the Newsagents

A Grade II Listed Building in Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0422 / 51°2'32"N

Longitude: -3.3119 / 3°18'42"W

OS Eastings: 308123

OS Northings: 127806

OS Grid: ST081278

Mapcode National: GBR LR.GNSD

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YC.HJH

Entry Name: Monks the Newsagents

Listing Date: 26 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270144

Location: Wiveliscombe, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe

Built-Up Area: Wiveliscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/68 No 1
(Monks the newsagents)



House with inserted shop. Early C19 and early C20 shopfront. Rendered, raised
quoins, Welsh slate roof, brick stacks, right return hung with West Somerset
slates. 3-storeys, 4-bays; windows set in slightly raised surrounds with
rusticated voussoirs, sashes with glazing bars first floor and modern windows
above. Depressed arch opening right to courtyard, rusticated surround. Part of
premises of shop listed as No 2A Silver Street (qv). Interior: first floor room
contains 2 panels of plasterwork decoration, c1700, oval garlands with cherubs
heads, probably reset as ends nearest window have been cut.

Listing NGR: ST0812327806

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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