DAMPIET HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205823
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1974
Statutory Address:
11, GEORGE STREET
Statutory Address:
DAMPIET HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLS, DAMPIET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
11, GEORGE STREET
Statutory Address:
DAMPIET HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLS, DAMPIET STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Bridgwater
National Grid Reference:
ST 29957 36995

Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2936NE DAMPIET STREET 736-1/11/53 (North West side) 16/12/74 Dampiet House and attached walls

II

Includes: No.11 GEORGE STREET. House. c1830-40. Stucco, red Flemish-bond brick to rear, slate roof with rendered stack to right gable end, brick ridge stack to rear left and rear left gable end. Square double-depth plan. Villa-type in classical style. 2 storeys with attics; front is 2-window range. The front block has a moulded and bracketed eaves cornice extending to large central gable; a pitched roof spans the front block; a pitched roof to the right return is gabled to the rear; a pitched roof to the rest forms a second gable to right of right return. The attic window to apex of front gable is an 8/8-pane sash with 6/6-pane sashes to first-floor centre and at eaves level to right. A slate-roofed verandah spans the front and left return; a C20 door to centre of front and four 6/6-pane sash windows to left return; the first-floor has 5 sashes, 3 with 6/6-panes to right, the 2 below gable are taller; 2 with 8/8-panes to left; a 6/6-pane sash to gabled attic. To right, on the pitched roof are 2 dormers with 3/3-pane sash windows. Rear, in George Street, has a door to left, two 6/6-pane sash windows to each floor on left and 8/8-pane sashes to right. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached to front right (north-east) corner of house a substantial Flemish-bond yellow brick wall on red Wembdon stone and lias plinth extends approx 20m forward. Approx 3m high as it meets house, 2m of red English-bond brick increases height as it sweeps up to approx 5m in centre. The high central part has 3 circular stone surrounds to circular swivel windows; the 2 outer ones each have 2 vertical glazing bars and some glass. Traces of lime wash to this central part imply that this was end wall of a former ventilated conservatory. Blocked-up doors to each end, that to right has timber lintel. Attached to rear left corner (south-west) up to first-floor level is approx 35m of brick wall which sweeps down in stages along George Street to a height of approx 1m at corner with Dampiet Street.

Listing NGR: ST2995736995

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
373869
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 04 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16258/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John H. Sparkes. Source Historic England Archive
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