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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: 1057298



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ilchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263439

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The Dolphin Inn, High Street 10/57 8/57


The Dolphin Inn, High Street 10/57 8/57



10/57 The Dolphin Inn 19.4.61 GV II Inn. C18, extended C19. Local lias stone cut and squared, flat stone dressings, extension rendered and colourwashed; Welsh slate roofs with plain gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays + 3 bays. Main block has plinth, string and eaves courses, rusticated quoins; sash windows in keystoned architraves, of 16 panes to bay 1 and upper bay 3; lower bay 3 has 12 panes, as has upper bay 2, but this last is set in a segmental keystoned arch; to lower bay 2 a 6-panel door in architrave with segmental pediment on console brackets, and across the upper centre window a hanging sign on elaborate wrot-iron bracket. Extension has plinth, sash windows in plain openings, 16-panes above and 12 panes below, with two windows to each outer lower bay, with plain central doorway. Interior not seen. The Inn was open by 1859 (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5215722664

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 52157 22664


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