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No 34 and Attached Gate Pier

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197452

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374092

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

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

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Listing Text


756-1/4/63 (South side)
29/07/76 No.34
and attached gate pier
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
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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