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Unitarian Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0122 / 51°0'43"N

Longitude: -3.1022 / 3°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 322775

OS Northings: 124224

OS Grid: ST227242

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFX6

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.M8M

Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269791

Location: Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 2224 SE

(South Side)
Unitarian Chapel


Built 1721. Frontage altered with C19 stucco decoration. 2 storeys, heavy moulded
cornices. Both storeys divided by Corinthian pilasters (in pairs to centre).
Hipped old tile roof. 5 windows (end windows blocked on upper floor). Architrave
surrounds with imposts and bases. Central doorcase with Corinthian pilasters support
triangular pediment. Double 3-panel doors, Doorway flanked by wrought-iron lamps
with scrolled standards. Very good early C18 interior with square Corinthian columns,
the full height of the building, Oak galleries and carved pulpit. Brass chandeliers.

Mary Street House, the Lawn, Unitarian Chapel and the School, Mary Street, form a
group with all the listed buildings in Mount Street and Vivary Park. Wilton House
in Hammets Walk, and Nos 1 to 14 (consec) Upper High Street.

Listing NGR: ST2277524224

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

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