The Wine Vaults

31 Aug 1999
The Wine Vaults, 8 Wine Street, Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20 1PW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


8/120 No 8 (The Wine Vaults) -

- II

Inn. Dated l877. Brick colourwashed with Ham stone dressings, with Welsh slated roof hipped on North West corner; brick chimney stacks. 2-storey principal facade to Union Street of 5-bays, bays 3 and 4 projecting and gabled, with plain pndiment curtaining circular stone panel, this has angled bay window with long sashes to ground floor, with two semi-circular headed sashes above set in architraves with keystones; small entrance door to bay 2 with semi-circular fanlight in arched surround with shallow flat hood; to bay 5 ground floor plain sash in architrave: to bays 1, 2 and 5 first floor segmental headed sashes with architraves and keystones, Plain stone quoins. (The modern shop, Nelson Wingate, which intrudes into bays 1 and 2 occupying former forecourt not of interest).

The return to Wine Street of 5 bays, bays 4 and 5 projecting slightly. Large ground floor window in 3-lights to bay 1, doorway to bay 2, plain window to architrave in bay 3, then elliptical archway for former stables access, doorway and window occupying bays 4 and 5; at first floor level 5-segmental headed sash windows with architraves and keystones. Internally little altered at ground floor level. Visually a very important corner building.

Listing NGR: ST5571715920


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0882 IOE Records taken by Brian Haigh; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Brian Haigh. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Haigh, Brian

Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian


Brick, Ham Hill Stone, Welsh Slate, Victorian Forecourt, Unassigned, Inn, Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, Stable, Agriculture And Subsistence, Animal Shed, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Transport, Shop