8 And 9 Cornhill
- 7 Feb 2001
- 8 And 9 Cornhill, Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6 3BU
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST2937SE CORNHILL 736-1/10/40 (South side) 16/12/74 Nos.8 AND 9
Offices, now two shops. c1860-70. Limestone ashlar. 4 storeys; symmetrical 6-window range. Rectangular plan with large 3-storey rear wing to the right. Italianate High Renaissance style. A balustraded parapet with 4 piers stands above a modillion and dentilled cornice returned to the right with a foliate frieze below; rusticated quoins; moulded architraves to the 2/2-pane sash windows which diminish in size on each floor; a string course with a narrow foliate frieze at third-floor cill level; cornices, moulded architraves and consoles to window cills which project from a string course to the second floor; segmental pediments over first-floor windows which have a cornice at cill level, probably to former fascia.
INTERIOR not inspected. Similar design to other commercial premises at Nos 10 & 11 (qv). (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South and West Somerset: London: 1958-: 98; Squibbs PJ: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester: 1988-: PL 67).
Listing NGR: ST2987337013
© Mr John Bjergfelt. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Bjergfelt, John
Rights Holder: Bjergfelt, John
Ashlar, Limestone, Victorian Office, Unassigned, Building, Shop, Commercial