FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205480

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-1993

Statutory Address: FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS, 32A AND 32B, FORE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS, 32A AND 32B, FORE STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Chard Town

National Grid Reference: ST 32312 08589

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Details

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ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/74 (South side) 24/03/50 Nos.32A AND 32B Fore Street Chambers and attached railings and walls (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET (South side) Nos.32A AND 32B Fore Street Chambers)

GV II

House, now offices. c1850. Ham Hill stone ashlar with banded rustication; slate roof; stone stack to left. Double-depth central-staircase plan. Classical style. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Steps to Ham Hill stone Tuscan-style doorcase with panelled reveals and wooden fanlight in an elliptical arch; wide 6-panel door. Either side are 2-storey wooden canted bays on stone plinths; ground-floor bays have 6/6-pane sashes to the front with a moulded cornice. First-floor has 3/6-pane sashes. Above door is a flat-arched 3/6-pane sash. Hipped, shallow pitched roof with wide eaves and brackets. Rendered stone chimney with cornice to the left. INTERIOR: wide hall elliptical arch with incised keypattern to pilasters, leads to fine open-string geometric stair with brackets and wreathed handrail. c1840 reeded plaster cornices to both ground-floor front rooms, that to the left embellished with stiff-leaf c1870; fire surround late C19. Six-panel doors. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: iron forecourt railings, long/short spearhead style on low Ham Hill stone walls flanking door, each section with an elliptical plan. A distinctive villa design, one of an elegant pair with No.30 Fore Street (qv).

Listing NGR: ST3229608584

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 374091

Legacy System: LBS

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