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No. 6 Margaret's Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3867 / 51°23'12"N

Longitude: -2.3657 / 2°21'56"W

OS Eastings: 374650

OS Northings: 165361

OS Grid: ST746653

Mapcode National: GBR 0Q9.W6F

Mapcode Global: VH96L.YD7S

Entry Name: No. 6 Margaret's Buildings

Listing Date: 8 November 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1405987

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

Terraced house. Late C18 with an early-C20 shop front, partially rebuilt following bomb damage in 1942.

Description

MATERIALS: limestone ashlar, roof unseen.

PLAN: double depth plan.

EXTERIOR: four storeys including attic storey, two window front. Horned plate glass sash windows to the upper floors, those to the first floor have splayed reveals and that to the left has a lowered sill. The attic storey, added later, has a coped parapet and one window to the left over a stopped cornice. Between the first and second floor is a scrolled wrought iron bracket to a former shop sign. The ground floor is rendered with to the right an inset C20 six-panelled door. The shop to the left is flanked by panelled pilasters with circular central panels. The shop window, with moulded sill and rendered plinth, has one plate glass sheet to the front left and a pane that curves into a central set back glazed door and over-light.

INTERIOR: Not inspected.

History

Built as part of a paved street of shops that served the surrounding houses.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: a good example of a late-C18 terraced house displaying good quality architectural detailing;
* Group value: forms part of an interesting group of terraced houses along Margaret’s Buildings.

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