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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: 1059974



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269807

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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1. MILL LANE 5365 (West Side) In a Cottage ST 2224 NE 9/232 17.12.73


2. Part of the Taunton Castle complex, formerly a gatekeeper's house. Large red brick house with passage into the castle grounds. Late C18/early C19, altered about l860. 3 storeys. Pantile roof, projecting eaves. Large brick stacks set diagonally on left gable. Stringcourse over ground floor. 2 windows per storey. Mostly 3-light casements (some leading in upper storey) under cambered heads. Windows now (1974) boarded up. Brick archway to right with roll moulding and segmental head. Ashlar keystone with finely carved Wyvern. Wrought-iron gate. Inside passageway are 3 C19 chamfered beams. Corbels supporting middle beam have good early C13 stiff-leaf foliage, that on north side being a fine copy of the 'toothache man' from the south transept capital at Wells Cathedral. Single-light traceried window in left wall. and wrought-iron gate inside which formerly gave into the Castle grounds. An interesting building which has a significant place in the recent history of the Castle.

Ina Cottage forms a group with all the listed buildings on Castle Green.

Listing NGR: ST2266924687

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National Grid Reference: ST 22669 24687


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