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Nos 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Verandah

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1264 / 51°7'34"N

Longitude: -3.0067 / 3°0'24"W

OS Eastings: 329647

OS Northings: 136824

OS Grid: ST296368

Mapcode National: GBR M5.982W

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.TYVD

Plus Code: 9C3R4XGV+G8

Entry Name: Nos 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Verandah

Listing Date: 16 December 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373891

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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Description


BRIDGWATER

ST2936NE FRIARN LAWN
736-1/11/75 (North side)
16/12/74 Nos.1, 2 AND 3
and attached verandah

GV II

Terrace of 3 houses. c1820. Flemish bond brick painted to
front of Nos 1 & 2, continuous pantile roof hipped to the
left, brick stacks to party walls and one to right gable end
has a brick cornice.
Each house is one room deep with various rear service rooms
and extensions. Picturesque Regency style.
3 storeys with basements. Nos 1 & 3 were 2-window range; No.2
to centre of 3 window-range; No.3 was extended to right in
1827. Flat arches to 2-light casement windows on upper floors,
all with margin panes, those to first floor are full-height;
below the cills an elaborate cast-iron trellised verandah
spans front with semicircular arches in front of the doors and
virtually elliptical ones in front of windows, the lower part
forms a barrier to the basement areas.
The door to No.1 on the left is to left, others are to centre;
architraves are Regency style with reeded jambs and lintels
and roundels set in squares at the corners. Windows to ground
floor are mostly sashes with various thin glazing bars, No.2
has C20 French windows to left. No.3 projects forward to
right, it has a void to ground-floor where former right-of-way
existed. The first floor bay has a hipped roof and cast-iron
balcony; the floor is supported by a repositioned cast-iron
beam.
INTERIOR: The ground floor of No.1 has a reeded cornice, small
elliptical recesses flanking late C19 black marble fireplace,
and reeded jambs to the window architrave. No.3 has a brick
vaulted cellar, the front wall of which is red limestone
rubble, possibly indicating site of former older building; a
well approx 30m deep and 1.5m across, cut into the subsoil,
has approx 1m of diminishing diameter circles of bricks to
top.
The ground floor has a single storey lean-to at rear; room to
left has 2 elliptical arches to left and a large one to centre
of right wall; a dogleg staircase; room to first floor right,
built in 1827, has a high ceiling, restored reeded cornice,
plaster ceiling rose, a repositioned C18 fireplace and 6-panel
door almost 2m high with added mouldings. The French windows
are set in an elliptical bay.


Listing NGR: ST2964736824

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