This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/75 (North side) 29/07/76 Lloyds Bank
Hotel, now bank. 1849. Bath stone ashlar; slate roof; ashlar stacks. Double-depth plan. Classical style. 3 storeys with attic; 7-window range. Late C19 two/two-pane sashes. Ground floor: banded rustication with flat wedged arches to windows and carriage entrance to far left; doorcase has 1980s doors, narrow Corinthian pilasters and moulded cornice under console brackets to balcony with iron railings above. String course at balcony level. First floor has a full-height central tripartite window; other windows, with panelled aprons, are under round-headed recesses with a continuous impost forming part of the cornice to the central window which is supported by reeded consoles. Second floor has a central tripartite window and continuous sill band. Deep moulded cornice under a panelled parapet. Three C20 dormer windows. Long extension, to right of carriageway, of C19 limestone rubble with brick openings, 6/6-pane sashes and 3-light casement windows to rear. INTERIOR: altered. HISTORY: 1841 map shows Chard Arms Hotel on the site; rebuilt by public subscription in 1849. (Pevsner N: Buildings of England: South Somerset: London: 1958-: P.118).
Listing NGR: ST3224508622
Copyright IoE Mr Richard Bland. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Bland, Richard
Rights Holder: Bland, Richard
Ashlar, Bath Stone, Brick, Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Georgian Hostel, Victorian Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, Carriageway, Transport, Road, Road Transport Site, Bank (Financial)