5 AND 7, THE SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307465
Date first listed:
26-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
5 AND 7, THE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
5 AND 7, THE SQUARE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Wiveliscombe
National Grid Reference:
ST0810027819

Details

ST0827 WIVELISCOMBE CP THE SQUARE (North side) 8/93 Nos 5 & 7

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GV II*

House and bank, now offices and public library. 1881 with C20 shopfront. Red sandstone ashlar ground floor with patterned tile- hanging on upper storeys, steeply pitched slate roof. Norman Shaw style. 3-storeys and attic, 2:3 bays and slightly curved facade. 8-light mullioned and transomed windows on ground floor with C20 shopfront, mixed fenestration above of wooden oriels jettied out on carved grotesque corbels with hipped roofs and carved panels of decoration; wooden mullioned casement windows with and without carved panels of decoration below. These panels depict stylised fruit, human figures and mythical animals in the style of the Norwegian stave church carvings. Gabled dormer windows, lighting only the roof space. Two centred arch and double wooden door on ground floor right-hand bay, originally the entrance to the bank. Interior: wooden stair hall with queenpost roof and curved windbraces, galleries on each floor. Access to the bedrooms and servants quarters of the house now blocked.

Listing NGR: ST0810027819

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
270167
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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