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Quaker Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Milverton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0262 / 51°1'34"N

Longitude: -3.2522 / 3°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 312281

OS Northings: 125950

OS Grid: ST122259

Mapcode National: GBR LT.HRWR

Mapcode Global: FRA 462D.NTM

Entry Name: Quaker Lodge

Listing Date: 25 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270434

Location: Milverton, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Milverton

Built-Up Area: Milverton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Milverton

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


11/223 Quaker Lodge



House. C18 altered mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, hipped on left-hand half, gable ended to right
latter with brick stacks. 2-storeys, first floor four 12 pane sash windows, ground floor two bay windows with early C20
sash windows outer bay left, and 12 pane sash windows to right of C20 doorway with single light sashes on either side.
Round headed opening in outer bay right originally gave access to yard behind, now blocked with a door set back. This
was the birthplace of Dr. Thomas Young (1773-1829), the celebrated scientist and linguist who made important
discoveries in the field of optics, and laid the foundation for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Listing NGR: ST1228325955

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

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