This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (South side)
9/181 Solicitors offices immediately east of Selwood House and front railings (formerly listed as Premises immediately east of Selwood House) 17.4.59
Offices and shop. Later C18. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone ashlar, some painted; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables, stone end chimney stacks. Three storeys; 3 bays, with a one bay 2-storey extension to west.
Slight plinth, band courses between floors, heavy moulded cornice with secret gutter: 16-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds each with single small keystone; central 6-panel door in semi-circular arched recess framed with architrave complete with impost and keystone, set under radial glazed fanlight; projecting open stone porch with lonic columns and pilasters, ashlar panel infills to sides; to lower bay 3 small shopfront with 30 pane display window and part glazed door to right in deep recess, fluted side pilasters, plain fascia with thin hood; extension has 3 centre voussoired arch below, with sliding doors behind; above a 16-pane sash window in architrave, of different proportions to remainder. Interior not seen. Enclosing forecourt of 4 metres deep and 2 bays wide a low stone wall to east, and to south, on low stone base, square wrot iron railings with twist spear heads, matching gates with urn finials to gateposts, return on west; contributing to setting of building.
Listing NGR: ST4908228484
This is part of the Series: IOE01/0853 IOE Records taken by Michael Green; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England
© Mr Michael Green. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Green, Michael
Rights Holder: Green, Michael
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