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128 and 130, Taunton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1201 / 51°7'12"N

Longitude: -2.9996 / 2°59'58"W

OS Eastings: 330136

OS Northings: 136125

OS Grid: ST301361

Mapcode National: GBR M5.9PX4

Mapcode Global: VH7DP.Y3MM

Entry Name: 128 and 130, Taunton Road

Listing Date: 16 December 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374007

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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Listing Text


736-1/9/191 (West side)
16/12/74 Nos.128 AND 130


2 attached houses, No.130 to the left is now offices. Mid C19.
Stucco with crested slate roof, cream brick stacks to rear
gable ends and central valley, pitched stone coping, finials,
pendants and moulded kneelers to gables. Each house is
L-shaped plan.
2 storeys; 3-window range to the entrance fronts, No.128 faces
north and No.130 faces south. Windows have Tudor-arches and
margin panes to each light and square overlights with margin
panes and an inverted Tudor arch to the base of the central
pane. No.130 has C20 windows except to the ground-floor right.
The gabled central ranges are stepped slightly forward, each
with a corbelled-out 2-light casement oriel window above a
label mould to a Tudor-arched door with narrow vertical
panels. The ranges to the north have a label mould over a
2-light casement window to both floors.
To the south the L-shape steps back and in the angles are
slate verandahs which project and extend across the east
fronts, facing Taunton Road. The east facades each have a
gable with a pointed-arched slit window of 3 panes to the
apex, a label mould to a 2-light casement window on the first
floor and a 3-light canted bay under the verandah. The stacks,
above a string course, have separate shafts and moulded
INTERIOR of No.130: polychromatic tile floor to hall,
closed-string staircase with stick balusters and swept rail.
Panelled shutters to canted bay of ground-floor left room
which has Georgian-style wooden fireplace with cornice,
cushion moulding and keystone; late C19 tile inset imitates
brick with stone quoins. Room to left has French windows and
Georgian-style fireplace with eared architrave. Picture rails.

Listing NGR: ST3013636125

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

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