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Building on Corner with High Street and Combe Street at St 3211 0858

A Grade II Listed Building in Chard, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8728 / 50°52'22"N

Longitude: -2.9662 / 2°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 332112

OS Northings: 108590

OS Grid: ST321085

Mapcode National: GBR M7.T6CQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PS.L88

Entry Name: Building on Corner with High Street and Combe Street at St 3211 0858

Listing Date: 29 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374060

Location: Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Chard Town

Built-Up Area: Chard

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Chard St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


756-1/4/33 (West side)
29/07/76 Building on corner with High Street
at ST 3211 0858
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Bests Carpet and Furniture Showrooms)


Includes: Building on corner with Combe Street at ST 3211 0858
Shop on corner of High Street and Combe Street and range to
the right facing Combe Street. c1840. Stucco; hipped slate
roof with stepped copings; truncated brick stack to left gable
end. Single-depth plan with curved corner bay.
2 storeys, 4-window range. Ground floor has C20 shop with door
on corner and tall moulded panel with concave corners to far
right. First floor has 3 moulded panels with concave corners,
one to far left, others flank corner window. 6/6-pane sash
windows set in keyed square-headed rusticated architraves. The
left one is in High Street; 2nd from left on carved corner
bay; 2 to the right in Combe Street.
Range facing Combe Street in style of main shop. c1840.
Stucco; slate roof with crested ridge and stepped copings to
right gable end. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys, 5-window range
lower than the main shop. c1840 wooden doorcase off-centre to
left with pilasters, cornice and panelled reveals; 6-panel
door with overlight. Four tripartite sash windows with
6/6-pane to the centres set in rusticated stucco surrounds
with keystones and panels below. Stucco platband, plinth and
rusticated quoins.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST3211008580

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

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