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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1052299



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bridgwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373980

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ST2936NE ST MARY STREET 736-1/11/172 (South side) 24/03/50 No.39 Marycourt


House, now part of shopping arcade. Early C17. Timber-frame with plaster; stone party walls corbelled out to first-floor jetty; zig-zag pantile roof. Single-depth range parallel to street. 2 storeys; 3-window range. The timber is carved, mostly restored. Three 6-light scratch-moulded mullioned and transomed first-floor windows. Enriched early C17 carving with vine-leaf, patera, grapes etc to bressumer and eaves fascia; other timbers are similar but mostly late C19. INTERIOR: now a C20 shopping mall with a left-of-centre entrance and no visible features of interest. History: a photograph of 1865 shows the ground floor to be coursed limestone rubble with sash windows to the left and a 5-light stone-mullioned window in a canted bay to the right of the original door position. The original house is said to be the one that Judge Jeffries lodged in during the trials at the " Bloody Assize". (Squibbs PJ: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester: 1988-: 48).

Listing NGR: ST2982436932

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Squibbs, P J, Squibbs History of Bridgwater, (1988), 48

National Grid Reference: ST 29826 36941


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