No 34 Including 2 Gatepiers To Left Of Front / No 34 And Attached Gate Pier

2 Sep 1999
No 34 Including 2 Gatepiers To Left Of Front, 34 Fore Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QA
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No 34 And Attached Gate Pier, 34 Fore Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/63 (South side) 29/07/76 No.34 and attached gate pier (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET (South side) No.34 including 2 gatepiers to left of front)


House, now 2 shops and dental surgery above. c1820. Stucco on limestone rubble; Ham Hill stone doorcase, painted stone dressings. Roof unseen, probably slate, rendered brick stacks to gable ends. Double-depth, central-staircase plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Steps to Ham Hill stone Tuscan doorcase; 6-panel door in reeded architrave with decorative fanlight; mid C19 inner door with margin-pane glazing. Mid C20 shop fronts to either side. Late C19 canted bay above door with a horned, 1/1-pane sash, above a shallow panelled base and moulded cornice flanked by late C19 horned, 1/1-pane sash windows with painted keystone and sills. Painted moulded cornice and pilasters with incised key pattern at tops. Parapet with moulded coping ramped on returns to end stacks, panelled to centre and right, filled in to left. INTERIOR: central hall and stairs are late C19 with polychromatic tile floor and 2 adjoining margin-pane glazed doors leading to 2 separate staircases with turned balusters and newel. First floor has one 6-panel door in a Regency-style architrave and traces of a reeded cornice. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone gate pier approximately 9ft tall attached to left front corner, has moulded pyramidal cap, incised panels to front and side, and small plinth. Forms part of entrance to rear.

Listing NGR: ST3232508590


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0196 IOE Records taken by Richard Bland; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Bland. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bland, Richard

Rights Holder: Bland, Richard


Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Stucco, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Shop, Commercial, Gate Pier, Unassigned, Surgery, Health And Welfare