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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: 1060587



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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Milverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 270434

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11/223 Quaker Lodge



House. C18 altered mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, hipped on left-hand half, gable ended to right latter with brick stacks. 2-storeys, first floor four 12 pane sash windows, ground floor two bay windows with early C20 sash windows outer bay left, and 12 pane sash windows to right of C20 doorway with single light sashes on either side. Round headed opening in outer bay right originally gave access to yard behind, now blocked with a door set back. This was the birthplace of Dr. Thomas Young (1773-1829), the celebrated scientist and linguist who made important discoveries in the field of optics, and laid the foundation for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Listing NGR: ST1228325955

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National Grid Reference: ST 12281 25950


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