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Gatepiers and Walls Along Street at King's College

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0094 / 51°0'33"N

Longitude: -3.0924 / 3°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 323456

OS Northings: 123907

OS Grid: ST234239

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JQCN

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.YX5

Entry Name: Gatepiers and Walls Along Street at King's College

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269884

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Killams and Mountfield

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Gatepiers and walls
along street at
King's College
ST 2324 SW 7/358A
Contemporary with the main school buildings of 1867-9. One pair of tall gatepiers
at main north entrance to school grounds, Rubble with ashlar dressings, Steeply
pitched tops with finial motif, recessed cusped detail to triangular outer faces.
Decorative shafts through a stringcourse to the corners of main piers. The wall
sweeps out to left and right from each gatepier, The wall is approximately 2 ft
high with taller divisions at regular intervals. Sandstone rubble with ashlar
King's College and gatepiers and walls form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2345623907

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