Pioneer House And Stringfellow And Attached Walls, Gate And Railings / Pioneer House And Stringfellow House / Garden Walls, Gatepiers And Gates At Nos 119 And 121

Date:
1 Sep 1999
Location:
Pioneer House And Stringfellow And Attached Walls, Gate And Railings, 119 And 121 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QT
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Pioneer House And Stringfellow House, 119 And 121 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QT
Garden Walls, Gatepiers And Gates At Nos 119 And 121, 119 And 121 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QT
Reference:
IOE01/00033/31
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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

ST3108 HIGH STREET 756-1/3/114 (South side) 29/07/76 Nos.119 AND 121 Pioneer House and Stringfellow and attached walls, gate and railings (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Nos.119 AND 121 Pioneer House and Stringfellow House) (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET Garden walls, gatepiers and gates at Nos 119 and 121)

GV II

Two houses. C18. No.119 of limestone rubble with pantile roof.

No.121 was altered c1838; stucco, probably on limestone rubble; painted stone plinth, archivolt, sills and cornice. Swept slate roof with stone ridge. Brick stacks to gable ends.

Double-depth plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range to No.121; single-window range to No.119: the street front has 6/6-pane sashes with forward frames, the left return has C20 windows and door. No.121 has doorway with elliptical head and fanlight set in a reeded archivolt with keystone and imposts. To each side are mid C19 French windows with margin pane lights. First floor has a blind window with a plaque above the door flanked by 6/6-pane sash windows. A moulded cornice supports the gutter connected to a lead hopperhead fixed to the facade of No.123 to the right. INTERIOR: much altered, but reeded cornices survive in the 2 front rooms, that to the left embellished with stiff-leaf in 1935 and a mid C19 black marble fireplace. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rubblestone wall with stone coping encloses front garden surmounted by cast-iron railings of interlacing vertical oval design with finials; 2-leaf cast-iron gates hung on stone piers with moulded dome; similar piers at front corners. HISTORY: circular plaque set in central blind window has the inscription "Home of the late John Stringfellow, inventor of the aeroplane"; he was the inventor of the first engine-driven aeroplane which flew. His memorial at the cemetery in Zembard Lane (qv) is also listed.

Listing NGR: ST3174508533

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

Cast Iron, Limestone, Pantile, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Stucco, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Terraced House, Gate, Unassigned, Gate Pier, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Wall, Barrier, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Plaque, Railings