Bristol Hotel / Bristol Arms Commercial Hotel / Barclays Bank

27 Jun 2002
Bristol Hotel, 16 High Street, Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6 3DX
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Bristol Arms Commercial Hotel, Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6 3DX
Barclays Bank, 16 High Street, Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6 3DX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST2937SE HIGH STREET 736-1/10/99 (North side) 16/12/74 No.16 Barclays Bank (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (North side) No.16 Bristol Hotel)


Hotel, now a bank. c1830s. Painted render, and moulded stone eaves, pantile roof with brick stacks to gable ends. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Flat arches to windows on upper floors; 3/6-pane sashes to the second floor and 6/9 panes to the first floor where a cill band spans the facade. 3 elliptical arches with a string course at impost level; central narrower one has C20 double doors and plain overlight, flanked by wide tripartite plate-glass sash windows under elaborate elliptical fanlights with radiating and elliptical-curved glazing bars. The window to right has cash dispenser inserted in the space of the lower sash. INTERIOR not inspected. History: a photograph of 1881 shows the building to be of Flemish-bond brick with fine elliptical gauged brick arches, a large lamp on brackets over the door and BRISTOL ARMS COMMERCIAL HOTEL painted on the platband. (Squibbs P J: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester: 1988-: PLATE 127).

Listing NGR: ST2977037061


This is part of the Series: IOE\Abbiss_Terry IOE Records for Abbiss, Terry; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Abbiss, Terry

Rights Holder: Abbiss, Terry


Brick, Pantile, Render, Georgian Hostel, Victorian Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, Bank (Financial)