THE MARKET HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1059989
Date first listed:
04-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Jul-1975
Statutory Address:
THE MARKET HOUSE, THE PARADE (IN CENTRE OF FORE STREET)

Map

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Location

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

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 22734 24490

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
269839
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Mar 2004
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