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Latitude: 51.129 / 51°7'44"N
Longitude: -3.0039 / 3°0'13"W
OS Eastings: 329849
OS Northings: 137113
OS Grid: ST298371
Mapcode National: GBR M5.92SZ
Mapcode Global: VH7DH.WWBD
Entry Name: Maldon House and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 16 December 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207489
English Heritage Legacy ID: 374027
Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6
Civil Parish: Bridgwater
Built-Up Area: Bridgwater
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST2937SE YORK BUILDINGS
736-1/10/210 (East side)
Maldon House and attached railings
House. Late C18, altered c1870/80. Flemish-bond brick, stone
copings, moulded kneelers to rear block, voussoirs to
first-floor front, cills, platband and doorcase; pantile
roofs, steep-pitched mansard to the front, pitched to the rear
and brick stacks to gable ends.
The C18 block is central entry 2-unit plan with lower parallel
mid C19 range to the rear.
2 storeys with semi-basement; 5-window range. Windows to the
first floor have flat arches and stepped voussoirs to 6/6-pane
sashes. Double late C19 two-panel doors in a moulded
architrave with cornice below a hood on wrought-iron brackets,
flanked by late C19 two-storey canted bays to the basement and
ground floor; these have hipped slate roofs, a modillion
cornice and 2/2-pane sashes.
A small C19 single-storey lean-to extension to the left
return, projects to the level of the rear block on King's
Place which has one 2/2-pane sash to the ground floor; the
lean-to has a timber lintel to planked basement doors; the
mansard gable has flat concrete arches to 2 small C20 windows
flanking the stack.
The rear of the main block has a header-bond brick
semicircular stair turret with a conical, probably concrete
roof reaching to the ridge level; timber lintels to 6/6-pane
sash windows to upper floors and a brick dentil band at eaves
level. The rear of the C19 block is 3-window range with
stepped stone voussoirs to the first floor; a small C19
plate-glass sash window to the left and 6/6-pane sashes to the
right. INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: C19 pointed railings with cast-iron
trellised panels to the supports, sweep in 3 stages from the
right, mount steps to door and curve back to meet the lean-to
on the left. 3 gates below the top rail, 2 flanking the steps
and one to far left. The railings flanking the steps have
scrolls attached to the verticals.
Listing NGR: ST2984937113
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