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4, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0143 / 51°0'51"N

Longitude: -3.102 / 3°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 322794

OS Northings: 124459

OS Grid: ST227244

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFYM

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.MBZ

Entry Name: 4, Fore Street

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269724

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

(South Side)
No 4
ST 2224 SE 11/249


About 1860/70. Gothic front, 3 storeys plus attic in gable. 2 types of freestone
with colour patterning. Main 3 storeys are flanked by buttresses with crocket
capitals and marble nook shafts. Weathered sillband to 2nd floor. Gable with
finial and coping contains 3 small decorative trefoils with marble insets. Attic
window is a single shouldered light with openwork stone balcony and foliage on
corbel. Other floors have 4 windows in pairs, crocket capitals and marble nook
shafts. Single shouldered lights to 2nd floor, 1st floor has lancets with moulded
heads. Deep cornice and brackets over contemporary shop fronts and openwork cresting
supporting clock. 3-light shop window divided by colonnettes, entrance to left
with 10-panel door and fanlight.

No 1A Billet Street, No 66 The County Hotel, the Brendon Bar and No "8ยจ East Street,
form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the

Listing NGR: ST2280224454

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