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Latitude: 50.8728 / 50°52'22"N
Longitude: -2.9632 / 2°57'47"W
OS Eastings: 332325
OS Northings: 108591
OS Grid: ST323085
Mapcode National: GBR M7.T740
Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.MFQ
Entry Name: No 34 and Attached Gate Pier
Listing Date: 29 July 1976
Last Amended: 13 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 374092
Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Chard Town
Built-Up Area: Chard
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST3308 FORE STREET
756-1/4/63 (South side)
and attached gate pier
(Formerly Listed as:
including 2 gatepiers to left of
House, now 2 shops and dental surgery above. c1820. Stucco on
limestone rubble; Ham Hill stone doorcase, painted stone
dressings. Roof unseen, probably slate, rendered brick stacks
to gable ends. Double-depth, central-staircase plan.
2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Steps to Ham Hill stone
Tuscan doorcase; 6-panel door in reeded architrave with
decorative fanlight; mid C19 inner door with margin-pane
glazing. Mid C20 shop fronts to either side. Late C19 canted
bay above door with a horned, 1/1-pane sash, above a shallow
panelled base and moulded cornice flanked by late C19 horned,
1/1-pane sash windows with painted keystone and sills. Painted
moulded cornice and pilasters with incised key pattern at
tops. Parapet with moulded coping ramped on returns to end
stacks, panelled to centre and right, filled in to left.
INTERIOR: central hall and stairs are late C19 with
polychromatic tile floor and 2 adjoining margin-pane glazed
doors leading to 2 separate staircases with turned balusters
and newel. First floor has one 6-panel door in a Regency-style
architrave and traces of a reeded cornice.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: stone gate pier approximately 9ft tall
attached to left front corner, has moulded pyramidal cap,
incised panels to front and side, and small plinth. Forms part
of entrance to rear.
Listing NGR: ST3232508591
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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