73 AND 73A, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206620
Date first listed:
16-Dec-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
73 AND 73A, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
73 AND 73A, HIGH 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 29611 36964

Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2936NE HIGH STREET 736-1/11/113 (South side) 16/12/74 Nos.73 AND 73A (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Nos.71 & 71A, 73 & 73A)

GV II

Shop. Mid C19. Painted brick, painted stone stepped voussoirs, cills, platband; curved hipped slate roof continuous with No.71 (qv), with brick stack to ridge. Double-depth plan with rounded end to street corner. 3 storeys; 6-window range. The wide eaves with paired brackets are over 3/6-pane sash windows to second floor and a platband over 6/6-pane sashes to first floor. Keyed semicircular arch to door of No.73. To ground-floor right is C20 glazed door under an ornamental semicircular fanlight and arch; to right, in St Mary Street, a C20 three-panel door with overlight and stepped voussoirs and to right of that a late C19 2/2-pane sash with 8/8-pane sashes above. The other windows face the High Street with one range on the curve. The main part of the curved ground floor glazed with small panes with pilasters to sides and flanking a door to left and a former door to centre of curve. INTERIOR: ceiling of curved shop is supported by cast-iron columns with Egyptian lotus capitals. History: the building is known as the Round House and was formerly The Queen public house. (Squibbs P J: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester: 1988-: PLATE 6).

Listing NGR: ST2961436963

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
373928
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Squibbs, P J, Squibbs History of Bridgwater, (1988)

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: 16 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07750/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
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