Fore Street Chambers And Attached Railings And Walls / Fore Street Chambers

Date:
1 Sep 1999
Location:
Fore Street Chambers And Attached Railings And Walls, 32A And 32B Fore Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1PT
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Fore Street Chambers, 32A And 32B Fore Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1PT
Reference:
IOE01/00033/27
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHARD

ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/74 (South side) 24/03/50 Nos.32A AND 32B Fore Street Chambers and attached railings and walls (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET (South side) Nos.32A AND 32B Fore Street Chambers)

GV II

House, now offices. c1850. Ham Hill stone ashlar with banded rustication; slate roof; stone stack to left. Double-depth central-staircase plan. Classical style. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Steps to Ham Hill stone Tuscan-style doorcase with panelled reveals and wooden fanlight in an elliptical arch; wide 6-panel door. Either side are 2-storey wooden canted bays on stone plinths; ground-floor bays have 6/6-pane sashes to the front with a moulded cornice.

First-floor has 3/6-pane sashes. Above door is a flat-arched 3/6-pane sash. Hipped, shallow pitched roof with wide eaves and brackets. Rendered stone chimney with cornice to the left.

INTERIOR: wide hall elliptical arch with incised keypattern to pilasters, leads to fine open-string geometric stair with brackets and wreathed handrail. c1840 reeded plaster cornices to both ground-floor front rooms, that to the left embellished with stiff-leaf c1870; fire surround late C19. Six-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: iron forecourt railings, long/short spearhead style on low Ham Hill stone walls flanking door, each section with an elliptical plan. A distinctive villa design, one of an elegant pair with No.30 Fore Street (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3229608584

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Bland_Richard IOE Records for Bland, Richard; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Richard Bland. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bland, Richard

Rights Holder: Bland, Richard

Keywords

Ashlar, Iron, Lias, Slate, Georgian Forecourt, Victorian Unassigned, Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Railings, Office, Building