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South Somerset (District Authority)
South Petherton
National Grid Reference:
ST 43220 16927


SOUTH PETHERTON CP THE SQUARE (North side) ST4316 7/171 No 8 (Minus Ten)


House and shop in row. C17 or earlier, modified in C19. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between high stepped coped gables, possibly replacing thatch; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys with attics, 3 bays. Eaves course, continued as a cornice along north return; above, 3-light hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses with labels, the heads of the horizontal-bar casement infills having 3-centre-arched heads with incised spandrils; below, a late C19 shopfront to bay 1 and most of bay 2, with a pair of 1+2+1-light angled bay windows set on stall-risers, the lights having imposts and semi-circular arched heads; between these a recessed doorway with C20 door under plain fanlight; above this shopfront a shallow- fascia with moulded top and lead flat roof; right of bay 2 a simple C19 opening with pair of C20 doors in recess, and to lower bay a 3-light shop window matching the angled bay windows, with shallow fascia over: two roof lights, to bays 1 and 3. North return elevation has 12-pane sash in plain opening at lower level. Interior not seen, but reported are indications of a former crosswing plan, with some chamfered beans, having scroll stops; collar- and-tie roof trusses. Some of the building may have been timber framed formerly (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST4321916929


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'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1975)


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

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Date: 20 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10426/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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