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Latitude: 51.1264 / 51°7'35"N
Longitude: -3.0053 / 3°0'18"W
OS Eastings: 329748
OS Northings: 136830
OS Grid: ST297368
Mapcode National: GBR M5.98FV
Mapcode Global: VH7DH.VYLC
Entry Name: 27 and 29, Friarn Street
Listing Date: 24 March 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197379
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373896
Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6
Civil Parish: Bridgwater
Built-Up Area: Bridgwater
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST2936NE FRIARN STREET
736-1/11/80 (South side)
24/03/50 Nos.27 AND 29
House. Early and mid C18, with early C19 wing to left (No.27).
Flemish-bond brick with pantile roof and brick stacks to all
gable ends. Stone quoins to No.29. Double-depth plan with rear
wing to right of No.29.
2 storeys; No.27 is one-window range, No.29 is symmetrical
3-window range. No.27, probably built as a additional service
wing, has one horned 6/6-pane sash to the first floor and late
C20 wide elliptical arch inserted to the ground floor. To left
a wall containing the C20 entrance door below a segmental
arch, sweeps up half-way to first floor. No.29 to the right
has a brick plinth and platband; rusticated stone quoins; a
dentilled brick cornice below a probably mid C19 parapet;
steps up to a stone doorcase with moulded architrave and
stepped keystone, and consoles to the cornice; flanked by mid
C19 two-storey canted bays which reach and cut into cornice.
Above the door is a 6/6-pane sash; all windows to front have
flat arches and forward frames. To front corner of the right
return is a lead hopper head; to right of gable is a small
attic casement window; a large C19 stair window - a 6/6-pane
sash under segment arch is above a C20 entrance, now to an
INTERIOR: No.27 retains some early C19 cornices and
fireplaces. No.29 has part of the main rafters exposed, the
attic has been plastered over straw ; the mid C18 dogleg
staircase, between the rooms to right, has fretted ends, swept
handrail and dado rail, wreathed rail and curtail step and
Landing on first floor has a semicircular arch with panelled
soffit on moulded imposts at top of the stairs, a coved
cornice, dado rail and skirting. First-floor room to right has
a mid C18 fireplace with an eared architrave below an
entablature and dentilled cornice. To rear end of rear wing
there are a chamfered cross-beam and traces of an open fire to
Stone steps lead to cellar which is stone-flagged with central
drainage gulley and brick segmental-arched ceiling.
Listing NGR: ST2974836830
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