55 AND 57, EAST STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207965
Date first listed:
29-Jul-1976
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
55 AND 57, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
55 AND 57, EAST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Ilminster
National Grid Reference:
ST 36405 14584

Details

ILMINSTER

ST3614 EAST STREET 1939-1/7/53 (North side) 29/07/76 Nos.55 AND 57 (Formerly Listed as: EAST STREET (North side) Nos.55 AND 57 Opies Agate Shop)

GV II

House and shop. Early C18 with c1760 brick addition. Limestone rubble with brick insert to centre, pantile roof with stepped stone coping and tall brick stacks to centre and rear of rear wing; plain tiles and coping to central projecting gable. Basically L-shape plan with rear wing to inside right, raised up a steep slope. Right-hand end, to east, lower than the road, is 2 storeys; 2-window range with C19 three-light casements, that to first-floor right under an oak lintel, the wall to the left of it is a brick inset of 2 storeys, a vertical joint to its right and a random joint with rubblestone to its left; the ground-floor casement of this range is under a flat gauged brick arch. To the left of centre is a taller 2-storey, 2-window range, projecting bay with an ogee Dutch gable supporting two C19 chimney pots and containing a blind ogee-arched window in the gable end and a blind window below it to the right: it has 2/2-pane sashes with forward frames to left of front and first-floor right return, all under flat gauged arches. In the angle to the right of the projection is a 6-panel door contained in a wooden porch, probably c1800, now enclosed in corrugated plastic sheeting. Shop to the left is single-storey with a simple C19 shop front. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST3640514584

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
383416
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 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12479/30
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