Chard Museum / Godworthy House

6 Aug 1999
Chard Museum, 24, 26, 32 And 34 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QB
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Godworthy House, 24, 26, 32 And 34 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST3108 HIGH STREET 756-1/3/99 (North side) 24/03/50 Nos.24, 26, 32 AND 34 Chard Museum (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (North side) Nos.24, 26, 32, AND 34 Godworthy House)


Row of 4 dwellings, now museum. Late C16 with early C19 and C20 alterations. Squared and coursed flint with stone quoins and some dressings. Continuous thatched roof, brick stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys; 7-window range. Projecting plinth. Five doors (once each to individual cottages): Nos 32 and 34, to the left, have 2 adjacent mid C20 planked doors flanked by label moulds over 3-light cavetto-moulded stone mullioned windows and C20 leaded lights; similar windows with 5 lights above. Nos 26 and 24 are each single-window range: early C19 eight/eight-pane sashes set in moulded wood architraves at first-floor level. No.26 has C20 six-panel door under wooden lintel and C20 bow window to right. No.24 has C20 six-panel door under brick lintel, 6/6-pane sash window set in moulded wood architrave to right. INTERIOR: remodelled c1970 when floors were removed and it was reroofed to house part of the museum.

Listing NGR: ST3190408572


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


Flint, Stone, Thatch, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Museum, Education, Recreational, Art And Education Venue