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55 and 57, East Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9272 / 50°55'37"N

Longitude: -2.9062 / 2°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 336405

OS Northings: 114584

OS Grid: ST364145

Mapcode National: GBR M9.PX4J

Mapcode Global: FRA 46SN.KKQ

Entry Name: 55 and 57, East Street

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Last Amended: 24 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383416

Location: Ilminster, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilminster

Built-Up Area: Ilminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ilminster

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


1939-1/7/53 (North side)
29/07/76 Nos.55 AND 57
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Nos.55 AND 57
Opies Agate Shop)


House and shop. Early C18 with c1760 brick addition. Limestone
rubble with brick insert to centre, pantile roof with stepped
stone coping and tall brick stacks to centre and rear of rear
wing; plain tiles and coping to central projecting gable.
Basically L-shape plan with rear wing to inside right, raised
up a steep slope.
Right-hand end, to east, lower than the road, is 2 storeys;
2-window range with C19 three-light casements, that to
first-floor right under an oak lintel, the wall to the left of
it is a brick inset of 2 storeys, a vertical joint to its
right and a random joint with rubblestone to its left; the
ground-floor casement of this range is under a flat gauged
brick arch. To the left of centre is a taller 2-storey,
2-window range, projecting bay with an ogee Dutch gable
supporting two C19 chimney pots and containing a blind
ogee-arched window in the gable end and a blind window below
it to the right: it has 2/2-pane sashes with forward frames to
left of front and first-floor right return, all under flat
gauged arches. In the angle to the right of the projection is
a 6-panel door contained in a wooden porch, probably c1800,
now enclosed in corrugated plastic sheeting. Shop to the left
is single-storey with a simple C19 shop front.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST3640514584

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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