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

South Somerset (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 44029 09755



ST4409 CHURCH STREET 876-1/7/32 (South side) 12/06/50 No.9


House, now offices. Early C18. MATERIALS: Ham Hill stone ashlar, slate roof with stepped stone coping, brick stack to left gable end, and a truncated one to the right. PLAN: double-depth plan with 2 rear extensions. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; symmetrical 5-window range. The coping to the gables continues along the parapet; the moulded cornice is returned to the sides and steps forward over the banded pilasters. A small gabled roof dormer has a 2-light casement window. C20 horned plate-glass sashes in moulded architraves; that above the door is Venetian-style with Tuscan pilasters. The 8-panel door has raised-and-fielded panels and a brass knocker, it is set back in a Tuscan-style doorcase with a pediment. A heraldic panel above the door has the motto "Keep Faith". The first-floor of the rear has 6/6-pane sashes; a lean-to extension connects two mid C19 gabled extensions, that to the right first-floor has large 8/8-pane sashes, the gable end has a window and door with moulded architraves. INTERIOR: central stair-hall with an open-string, open-well staircase; turned oak balusters, wreathed rail and curtail step. Round-arched stair-window with late C19 coloured glass margin-panes. The first-floor is altered but retains a fine early C18 fire-surround to the left, with egg-and-dart moulding to the lintel and jambs, and containing a mid C19 cast-iron register grate; the recess below the Venetian window has raised-and-fielded panelling. The room to the right has a stone fire-surround with a moulded mantle-shelf, and a wall cupboard to the right with 4 raised-and-fielded panels and H hinges. One door is 6-panel with small panels to the centre. One of a group of 3 early C18 town houses in Church Street.

Listing NGR: ST4402409757


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

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