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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1297163



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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bridgwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Jan-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373936

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ST2937SE KING SQUARE 736-1/10/121 (East side) 24/03/50 No.10 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (East side) Nos.10-13 (Consecutive) No.14)


House, now surgery. Late C18/early C19. Flemish-bond brick, stone coping to the parapet, cornice, cill band to all first-floor windows and other cills, painted stepped stone voussoirs and doorcase, C20 raised mansard roof with zig-zag tiles and C20 dormers. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys with attic and basement; 3-window range to west front facing King Square, symmetrical 5-window range to south facade. Some crown glass to 6/6-pane sash windows to second floor, 6/9-pane sashes to first floor which has a rectangular cast-iron balcony along the front; 6/6-pane sashes to ground floor and flat gauged brick arches to basement windows and door. Street slopes down to Castle Street on right return (south facade) and semicircular steps lead up to double 3-panel doors with bolection moulding to upper panels under semicircular fanlight with radiating glazing bars; doorcase has reeded archivolt, keystone, pilasters and imposts which rest on blocks with roundels. Windows to this facade are blind except for those above door which are similar to those at front. The rear has bay with curved corners; rear has similar windows to rest except that to ground floor which is early C19 8/8-pane sash. Blind windows to the curves, and wedge lintel to blind door on ground floor. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: pointed railings with urn finials front the basement area. The house is part of a fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater Castle.

Listing NGR: ST2987937181

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National Grid Reference: ST 29879 37181


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