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The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1209 / 51°7'15"N

Longitude: -3.0026 / 3°0'9"W

OS Eastings: 329922

OS Northings: 136217

OS Grid: ST299362

Mapcode National: GBR M5.9P3R

Mapcode Global: VH7DP.W3Z0

Plus Code: 9C3R4XCW+9W

Entry Name: The Priory

Listing Date: 16 December 1974

Last Amended: 31 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373908

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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736-1/8/92 (North side)
16/12/74 The Priory
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
The Priory)
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
The Manor)


House. C16, remodelled in mid C19. Limestone rubble, painted
ashlar gables, slate roof with brick stack to centre ridge and
rendered stack to left, shared with The Manor, Hamp Street
(qv) to left. Formerly 2-unit through-passage plan with side
wings, now double-depth plan. 2 storeys; 2-window range. The
wing to left (west) was demolished and rebuilt c1840, now a
separate dwelling (The Manor). The wing to right was
demolished mid C20 and the right return is brick with C20
windows. A gabled porch to right has shouldered Ham Hill stone
coping with base of a finial to the apex over a shield in a
square recess; double C20 doors have a label mould over a
Tudor-arched opening. Mid C19 leaded 3-light casement windows;
at eaves level to right of centre and in a half dormer to left
of centre; similar windows to ground floor covered by a C20
conservatory. INTERIOR: remodelled and reroofed mid C19 when
left wing (The Manor) was built. Very thick wall to rear of
front rooms indicates the back of the former building and an
arch similar to that of porch is opposite front door to rear
of former through passage. Tall C19 Tudor arches, now blocked,
led into former west wing.

Listing NGR: ST2992236217

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