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5, Fore Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8729 / 50°52'22"N

Longitude: -2.9657 / 2°57'56"W

OS Eastings: 332148

OS Northings: 108601

OS Grid: ST321086

Mapcode National: GBR M7.T6GY

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.LFP

Entry Name: 5, Fore Street

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374085

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


CHARD

ST3308 FORE STREET
756-1/4/57 (North side)
29/07/76 No.5

GV II

Hotel, now 2 shops with dental surgery above. 1834, with later
alterations. Ham Hill stone shop front, stucco 1st and 2nd
floors; Cornish slate roof with stone copings; brick stacks.
Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 4-window range. C20 shop front.
1st and 2nd floors have 2/2-pane sashes in flat arch frames
with keystones dying into platbands. Box gutter in brackets;
stack to left gable end and ridge stack to right of centre;
stepped copings to gable ends and a medieval stone carved
finial to right gable. INTERIOR: C20 shop and 1st floor.
Staircase from 2nd to 3rd floor at rear left corner, set in an
oval hall with round-arched sash window, is open-well,
open-string with plain balusters and swept mahogany rail. On
the 3rd floor a passage with 2 round arches runs centrally,
parallel to the front and some early C19 fireplaces still
remain. HISTORY: built as the Crown Hotel in 1834.


Listing NGR: ST3214008615

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