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Corner House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0135 / 51°0'48"N

Longitude: -3.1107 / 3°6'38"W

OS Eastings: 322182

OS Northings: 124376

OS Grid: ST221243

Mapcode National: GBR M0.JKRC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46CF.PXW

Entry Name: Corner House Hotel

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269844

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Corner House Hotel
ST 2224 SW 10/320


Good mid-Victorian Gothic house set diagonally on a prominent corner site with
Wellington Road. 2 storeys plus attics. Red brick with alternating yellow bricks
to voussoirs, ashlar dressings. Symmetrical composition with 2 gabled wings to
each front, the inner wings set back. Stone cappings, finials and carved heads
to kneelers on gables (one with brick stack). Decorative patterned tile roof,
eaves with brackets. Weathered stringcourse and plinth. Small oriel on outer
corner of building with carved cornice and corbel: 2nd oriel to right with traceried
central light. Windows under west gables are recessed under tall pointed strainer
arches. Large openwork ashlar balconies to 1st floor windows facing west, that
under left gable supported by projecting bay, that to right on elaborate curved
brackets. Windows mostly grouped lancets with deep mouldings, those in west front
with shafts and foliage capitals, oculi in spandrels of projecting bay. Windows
in south front to right are paired with traceried heads. Entrance through pointed
archway with carved imposts under 2 storey porch in south front. Low modern extension
to right is not included. Important end building of the terraces running east
to St John's Church.

All the listed buildings in Park Street (except St Paul's House form a group together
with Nos 2 to 18 (even) Wellington Road.

Listing NGR: ST2218224376

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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