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Somerset College of Art

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0144 / 51°0'51"N

Longitude: -3.1049 / 3°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 322588

OS Northings: 124472

OS Grid: ST225244

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J77N

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.D7N

Plus Code: 9C3R2V7W+Q2

Entry Name: Somerset College of Art

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269669

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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(South Side)
Somerset College of Art
ST 2224 SE 11/192


Dated 1905. By C Samson and A B Cottam. Imposing neo-Classical building of 2
storeys and basement, Ashlar with rusticated plinth. Central triangular pediment
with cartouche, artistic putti and elaborate foliation rises above dentil eaves
cornice and balustered parapet, Ionic pilasters divide front which has recessed
central section flanked by Ionic columns. 2nd (mezzanine) floor has semi-circular
windows with keystones and aprons. Ground floor windows have architrave surrounds,
Semi-circular basement openings. 5 windows with large metal frames.

All the listed buildings (except No 34 and the Dragon Book Shop and Wall) in Bath
Place and Corporation Street form a group.

Listing NGR: ST2258824472

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