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Statutory Address:

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

South Somerset (District Authority)
Chard Town
National Grid Reference:
ST 32148 08601



ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/57 (North side) 29/07/76 No.5


Hotel, now 2 shops with dental surgery above. 1834, with later alterations. Ham Hill stone shop front, stucco 1st and 2nd floors; Cornish slate roof with stone copings; brick stacks. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 4-window range. C20 shop front. 1st and 2nd floors have 2/2-pane sashes in flat arch frames with keystones dying into platbands. Box gutter in brackets; stack to left gable end and ridge stack to right of centre; stepped copings to gable ends and a medieval stone carved finial to right gable. INTERIOR: C20 shop and 1st floor. Staircase from 2nd to 3rd floor at rear left corner, set in an oval hall with round-arched sash window, is open-well, open-string with plain balusters and swept mahogany rail. On the 3rd floor a passage with 2 round arches runs centrally, parallel to the front and some early C19 fireplaces still remain. HISTORY: built as the Crown Hotel in 1834.

Listing NGR: ST3214008615


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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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Date: 30 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00033/14
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