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Solicitors Offices Immediately East of Selwood House and Front Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0536 / 51°3'12"N

Longitude: -2.7278 / 2°43'40"W

OS Eastings: 349084

OS Northings: 128499

OS Grid: ST490284

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSVL

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.H3Y

Entry Name: Solicitors Offices Immediately East of Selwood House and Front Railings

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262987

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 MARKET PLACE (South side)

9/181 Solicitors offices immediately
east of Selwood House and front
railings
(formerly listed as Premises
immediately east of Selwood House)
17.4.59

GV II

Offices and shop. Later C18. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone ashlar, some painted; Welsh slate roof between
stepped coped gables, stone end chimney stacks. Three storeys; 3 bays, with a one bay 2-storey extension to west.
Slight plinth, band courses between floors, heavy moulded cornice with secret gutter: 16-pane sash windows in
architraved surrounds each with single small keystone; central 6-panel door in semi-circular arched recess framed with
architrave complete with impost and keystone, set under radial glazed fanlight; projecting open stone porch with lonic
columns and pilasters, ashlar panel infills to sides; to lower bay 3 small shopfront with 30 pane display window and
part glazed door to right in deep recess, fluted side pilasters, plain fascia with thin hood; extension has 3 centre
voussoired arch below, with sliding doors behind; above a 16-pane sash window in architrave, of different proportions
to remainder. Interior not seen. Enclosing forecourt of 4 metres deep and 2 bays wide a low stone wall to east, and to
south, on low stone base, square wrot iron railings with twist spear heads, matching gates with urn finials to
gateposts, return on west; contributing to setting of building.


Listing NGR: ST4908228484

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