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4, Castle Street

A Grade I Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1298 / 51°7'47"N

Longitude: -3.002 / 3°0'7"W

OS Eastings: 329981

OS Northings: 137198

OS Grid: ST299371

Mapcode National: GBR M5.939B

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.XVBS

Entry Name: 4, Castle Street

Listing Date: 24 March 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373835

Location: Bridgwater, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Bridgwater

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CASTLE STREET
736-1/10/19 (North side)
24/03/50 No.4

GV I

House. 1723-1728 for James Brydges, Duke of Chandos. By
Benjamin Holloway or Fort and Shepherd, the Duke's London
surveyors. Flemish-bond brick with vertical joint to No.1 Bond
Street on the left (qv), painted stone architraves and
doorcase, double Roman tile roof continuous with No.1 Bond
Street. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 2-window range. Moulded
segmental arches to 6/6-pane sash windows to the second floor
which have thick glazing bars and some crown glass, the rest
have mid C19 two horizontal panes with margin panes to each
sash. The 6-panel door to the right has beaded edges to the
panels, a moulded wooden architrave and a hood on wrought-iron
brackets. INTERIOR: the ground floor noted as being altered.
The terraces of houses in Castle Street form an important
group, unusual for their scale and ambition outside London's
West End.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South and West Somerset:
London: 1958-: 100; Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of
British Architects 1660-1840: London: 1978-: 428; VCH:
Somerset: London: 1992-: 200).


Listing NGR: ST2998137198

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BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CASTLE STREET
736-1/10/19 (North side)
24/03/50 No.4

GV I

House. 1723-1728 for James Brydges, Duke of Chandos. By
Benjamin Holloway or Fort and Shepherd, the Duke's London
surveyors. Flemish-bond brick with vertical joint to No.1 Bond
Street on the left (qv), painted stone architraves and
doorcase, double Roman tile roof continuous with No.1 Bond
Street. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 2-window range. Moulded
segmental arches to 6/6-pane sash windows to the second floor
which have thick glazing bars and some crown glass, the rest
have mid C19 two horizontal panes with margin panes to each
sash. The 6-panel door to the right has beaded edges to the
panels, a moulded wooden architrave and a hood on wrought-iron
brackets. INTERIOR: the ground floor noted as being altered.
The terraces of houses in Castle Street form an important
group, unusual for their scale and ambition outside London's
West End.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South and West Somerset:
London: 1958-: 100; Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of
British Architects 1660-1840: London: 1978-: 428; VCH:
Somerset: London: 1992-: 200).


Listing NGR: ST2998137198

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