Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056958

Date first listed: 18-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: MINUS TEN, 8, THE SQUARE


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Statutory Address: MINUS TEN, 8, THE SQUARE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: 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 Some of the building may have been timber framed formerly (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1975).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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Legacy System number: 264256

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, (1975)

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