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Attached Railings to Numbers 5 and 7

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8846 / 50°53'4"N

Longitude: -2.7969 / 2°47'48"W

OS Eastings: 344038

OS Northings: 109755

OS Grid: ST440097

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SM6L

Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.L7L

Entry Name: Attached Railings to Numbers 5 and 7

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Last Amended: 6 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390309

Location: Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Crewkerne

Built-Up Area: Crewkerne

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Crewkerne

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


CREWKERNE

ST4409 CHURCH STREET
876-1/7/30 (South side)
06/09/74 Nos.5 AND 7
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(South side)
No.5)
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(South side)
No.7)

GV II

House, now offices. Early C18.
MATERIALS: coursed limestone rubble with Ham Hill stone
dressings, slate roof with tall cream brick stacks to gable
ends.
PLAN: 2-unit plan with central stairhall and long rear service
wing to the right, now called No.7.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range, excluding the
service entrance. Moulded cornice and parapet; rusticated
quoins; lead hopperhead and downpipe. 6-panel door to the
service wing (No.7) in a moulded architrave. Moulded
architraves to 6/6-pane sashes; the doorcase, with a 6-panel
door, has fluted pilasters supporting a cornice and pediment.
INTERIOR: altered c1840 and c1980. The main staircase was
removed in the conversion to offices, the c1840 service stairs
to the far right survive. The room to the right has a c1840
reeded cornice, embellished late C19, and elliptical-arched
recesses flanking a former fireplace; the dado rail and
architrave in this room are early C18. The character of the
service wing is C19, the end room has a stone fire-surround
with a segmental arch, a dumb waiter to its left, and a late
C19 built-in dresser.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: spearhead railings on a Ham Hill stone
plinth, flank the door and curve forward to enclose the
forecourts, then curve back again to meet the quoins. Part of
a group of early C18 town houses in Church Street.


Listing NGR: ST4404009748

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

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