NO 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS, WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208926
Date first listed:
23-Sep-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
24-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
NO 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS, WALLS AND RAILINGS, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NO 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS, WALLS AND RAILINGS, WEST 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 35865 14731

Details

ILMINSTER

ST3414 WEST STREET 1939-1/6/139 (North side) 23/09/50 Nos.8 AND 10 and attached outbuildings, walls and railings (Formerly Listed as: WEST STREET (North side) Nos.8 AND 10 Electricity House)

GV II

Two houses, now one house and 2 shops. Mid C18, refronted c1840, extended late C19. Left-hand house made into a shop c1935. Ham Hill stone ashlar, rubblestone to rear; slate roof with stone stack to the centre, a rendered one to the right and a truncated one to the left. Double-depth plan with C19 extensions to the rear. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, each house is symmetrical 3-window range. That to the right, No.8, is central-staircase plan. The whole facade has a moulded cornice below a parapet wall; pilasters with Tuscan-style moulded cornices to centre and sides; floating cornices, moulded window architraves, and recessed panels to aprons below all first-floor windows. All windows to No.8 have 6/6-pane sashes with margin lights and the ground floor has a platband above banded rustication. Steps, curved to the sides, lead up to the C20 six-panel door which is set in a moulded architrave below a pediment. The shops to the left have a reeded moulding to a fascia over a shared central C20 door flanked by plate-glass windows. INTERIOR: right-hand house shows elements of the mid C18, with torus moulding to some skirtings, some wide floorboards, and egg-and-dart moulding to the cornice of the left front room. Otherwise the character is of c1840 with elliptical arches and a Regency-style reeded fireplace to the first floor. There is a vaulted cellar with stone steps, and a flagstone floor. The water from the front parapet was ducted below the floor of the upper right room to a pipe in the centre of the right gable end. The house to the left, No.10, has a central hall with c1840 staircase between the rooms to the left, which has a wreathed handrail and curtail step; some dentilled cornices and an elliptical arch to ground-floor left, otherwise altered. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: No.8, to the right, has a Ham Hill stone plinth enclosing a forecourt; this curves in, but not up, toward the door, and supports spearhead railings with urn finials. To the rear are tall limestone rubble walls and outbuildings with brick dressings. No.10, to the left, has 4 steps, curved to the sides, with widely-spaced railings; no forecourt.

Listing NGR: ST3586514731

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
383500
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: IOE01/12479/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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