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1, Abbey Street and Attached Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewkerne, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8855 / 50°53'7"N

Longitude: -2.796 / 2°47'45"W

OS Eastings: 344104

OS Northings: 109854

OS Grid: ST441098

Mapcode National: GBR MG.SFH1

Mapcode Global: FRA 561R.LL5

Entry Name: 1, Abbey Street and Attached Area Railings

Listing Date: 6 September 1974

Last Amended: 6 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390281

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 ABBEY STREET
876-1/7/1 (West side)
06/09/74 No.1
and attached area railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY STREET
(South side)
No.1)
(Formerly Listed as:
MARKET SQUARE
Shop to north of King's Arms Public
House)

GV II

Shop. Mid C19 with C17 or C18 rear wing.
MATERIALS: limestone rubble with Ham Hill stone quoins and
voussoirs to the front; slate roof, half-hipped to
front-right, with one brick stack to centre of ridge of rear
wing.
PLAN: obtuse-angled L-shape plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 3-window range to the front; 2 storeys
with attic in central gable of rear right wing, 4-window
range. The Market Street facade, facing west, has late C19,
2/2 sashes to the first floor, and a mid C19 double shopfront,
stepped forward, with 4 panes to each side under a simple
fascia with a moulded cornice.
The long right return, on Abbey Street, has 3 phases. The side
of the C19 shop, which has a 2-light casement under the eaves
of the half-hipped roof: a c1700 range, gabled to the street,
with stone coping and a late C19 2/2 sash under a wooden
lintel to each floor, and a smaller one in the apex. This
range has a central ridge stack.
The stepped-forward rear range, possibly older, is parallel to
Abbey Street with a plain tile roof. All windows are C20,
mostly casements under wooden lintels, those to the far right
are horizontal, with 3-lights.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the first 2 ranges of the right return,
in Abbey Street, have a narrow area enclosed by a low Ham Hill
stone plinth with spearhead railings and a gate to the rear.


Listing NGR: ST4410409854

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