8 AND 9, KING SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1206644
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
8 AND 9, KING SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
8 AND 9, KING SQUARE

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 29872 37155

Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE KING SQUARE 736-1/10/120 (South side) 24/03/50 Nos.8 AND 9 (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (South side) Nos.1-9 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Two houses, part of terrace. c1770-1800. Flemish-bond brick, header-bond to the curved corner bay, stone coping to the parapet, cornice, stepped voussoirs, cills and door cases, double Roman tile mansard roofs hipped to the corner of No.9, which is lead with rolled joints, and brick stacks to party walls. Double-depth plans. 3 storeys with attics and basements; No.8 to right is 2-window range, No.9 is 5-window range. Both houses stepped slightly back from No.7 (qv) to right; 6/6-pane sash windows to second floor and 6/9 panes to first floor; the stepped voussoirs have been chiselled flat. No.8 has 6-panel door with a semicircular overlight and pilasters supporting an open pediment; plate glass to ground-floor window. No.9 has double 3-panel doors in similar doorcase below one window to both upper floors facing King Square. The 3-window range left return in Queen Street also has levelled-off stepped voussoirs, late C19 leaded coloured glass to 2 ground-floor windows to right and cambered brick arch to basement to left and blocked C20 opening to right. The curved corner bay has wedge lintels to curved window frames and a blind door below. INTERIORS not inspected. These houses are part of a fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater Castle.

Listing NGR: ST2987237155

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
373935
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: 06 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/02488/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Paulette Bjergfelt. Source Historic England Archive
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