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18, Fore Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0143 / 51°0'51"N

Longitude: -3.1037 / 3°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 322672

OS Northings: 124462

OS Grid: ST226244

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFHC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.LNV

Entry Name: 18, Fore Street

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269733

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1. FORE STREET
5365
(West Side)
No 18
ST 2224 SE 11/77 4.6.52.

II* GV


2.
Colourwashed Victorian front, to an earlier building. 3 storeys, Cornice with
brackets, parapet with openwork balustrade (trefoil motif) in centre. Banded quoins
4 windows in pairs with chamfered reveals and centre shaft. Dogtooth to sill band
on 2nd floor. Overall fascia to ground floor with volutes to each side. On left
is C16/early C17 arch leading to Bath Place. 4-centred moulded arch with carved
spandrels and moulded Jambs. There is a doorframe of similar date further back
in the Entry. Shop front to right. Interior has enriched plaster ceilings and
friezes, one dated 1627: also plasterwork overmantel representing the sacrifice
of Isaac. Grade II* for interiors,

No 1A Billet Street, No 66 The County Hotel, the Brendon Bar and No "8ยจ East Street,
form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the
Parade.


Listing NGR: ST2267224462

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

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