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THE MARKET HOUSE

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.

Name: THE MARKET HOUSE

List entry Number: 1059989

Location

THE MARKET HOUSE, THE PARADE (IN CENTRE OF FORE STREET)

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Jul-1975

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269839

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. THE PARADE 5365 (in centre of Fore Street) The Market House (formerly listed as Market Buildings) ST 2224 SE 11/13 4.6.52.

II* GV

2. 1770-72 by Copleston Warre Bampfylde, an amateur architect. Radically altered in 1932 by H S W Stone. Centre block of 2 storeys plus attic and basement, originally flanked by one storey arcaded open markets. New 2 storey wings added in 1932. Red brick with stone dressings, slate roof. Pediment added to north front. Sill band and string course under lst floor windows. 5 windows, sashes with glazing bars. Central lst floor window has architrave surround and pediment on consoles. Balustraded apron linked below to a rusticated round-headed doorway with cornice on volutes. Semi-circular fanlight and 4-panel door. Wrought-iron spiked railings flank doorway. Good building in key position.

No 1A Billet Street, No 66 the County Hotel the Brendon Bar and No ¨8¨ East Street, form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the Parade.

Listing NGR: ST2273524495

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National Grid Reference: ST 22734 24490

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