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FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS

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.

Name: FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS

List entry Number: 1205480

Location

FORE STREET CHAMBERS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND WALLS, 32A AND 32B, FORE STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chard Town

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 374091

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History

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Details

CHARD

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

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National Grid Reference: ST 32312 08589

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