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54-55, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0134 / 51°0'48"N

Longitude: -3.1038 / 3°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 322663

OS Northings: 124355

OS Grid: ST226243

Mapcode National: GBR M1.JFHQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.LN5

Entry Name: 54-55, High Street

Listing Date: 26 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477011

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

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

ST 2224 SE TAUNTON HIGH STREET

744/11/10012 Nos.54-55

II


Shop premises, now a wine bar. Dated 1894. Brick and cast-iron with stone dressings. Roof concealed.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan, with full-width showroom windows on each floor at front.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front, each floor supported on brick end pilasters and two slender cast-iron columns and cast-iron beams with cornices, the top beam with frieze of festoons. The ground floor shop window replaced, but fascia above with cornice and swagged terminal brackets. 3:3:3 light former showroom windows above, glazing bars to top lights. Surmounted by stone balustrade with truncated finials and pedimental centrepiece with monogram relief in tympanum, and inscribed: Established 1775 Erected 1894'.
These premises were built for Hatcher and Sons Ltd.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: ST2266324355

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

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