SCOTT GOULD HOUSE (ALMSHOUSES)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307352

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: SCOTT GOULD HOUSE (ALMSHOUSES), NEW STREET

Statutory Address: SCOTT GOULD HOUSE (ALMSHOUSES), NORTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: SCOTT GOULD HOUSE (ALMSHOUSES), NEW STREET

Statutory Address: SCOTT GOULD HOUSE (ALMSHOUSES), NORTH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Somerton

National Grid Reference: ST 49132 28682

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP NORTH STREET (east side)

9/201 Scott Gould House (Almshouses)

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GV II

Almshouses. 1866, restored 1981. Local lias stone cut and squared, with Ham stone dressings; asbestos cement slate roof between coped gables with hipped corner; stone ashlar chimney stacks. 'L' plan; 2 storeys, 5 bay elevation to north Street and 3 bay return to New Street. Plinth, band course, gables above all first floor windows; hollow chamfered mullioned windows with square labels having horizontal bar casements,2-light above and 3 light below, with extra lower window between bays 4 and 5, North Street, and between each bay on north Street elevation; to bay 3 in North Street chamfered doorway with flat arched head and square label, and large boarded door, no window or gable over, but there are two plaques giving original and restoration dates. Interiors not seen. In an important corner position with considerable streetscape value. The almshouses built by Mrs Sophie Scott Gould of North Curry as 6 dwellings for widows and single women. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4913228682

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263009

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

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