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4, East Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1294 / 51°7'45"N

Longitude: -3.0008 / 3°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 330066

OS Northings: 137153

OS Grid: ST300371

Mapcode National: GBR M5.93L8

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.XWZ3

Entry Name: 4, East Quay

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373876

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


BRIDGWATER

ST3037 EAST QUAY
736-1/6/59 (East side)
24/03/50 No.4

GV II

House, now offices. Early/mid C18. Stucco with painted stone
cornices, architraves, doorcase and plinth; painted
English-bond brick wing to the left; parapeted roof not
visible; brick stacks to gable ends.
Double-depth plan.
3 storeys; 5-window range. The main house has near-symmetrical
4-window front with a single lower range to left beyond the
pilaster. The attic storey has cornice and blocking course
flanked by narrow pilasters and eared and shouldered
architraves to 3/3-pane sash windows.
The first floor, below a deeper cornice and with wider
pilasters, has keyed segmental arches to moulded architraves
and shallow aprons to 6/6-pane sashes; windows to ground floor
are similar but the lower panes of the outer ones are
plate-glass. The fine pedimented doorcase with a Gibbs
surround to left of centre has double 2-panel doors.
The range to left, formerly part of the warehouse to left, Nos
5-7 (qv), reaches the upper cornice of the main block; the
second floor is blank, first floor has a shallow segmental
arch to a 6/6-pane sash window and a wide C20 below.
INTERIOR: the central hall has an early C19 staircase to left
and a 6-panel door to rear service wing in a reeded cornice
with roundels to the corners and a fanlight with Gothick
glazing bars above. The staircase to second floor is early/mid
C18, with closed string, turned balusters and a moulded and
swept handrail.
(Squibbs PJ: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater: Chichester:
1988-: PL 77).


Listing NGR: ST3008437153

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