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8 and 9, Cornhill

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgwater, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1282 / 51°7'41"N

Longitude: -3.0036 / 3°0'12"W

OS Eastings: 329867

OS Northings: 137023

OS Grid: ST298370

Mapcode National: GBR M5.98VC

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.WXH0

Plus Code: 9C3R4XHW+7H

Entry Name: 8 and 9, Cornhill

Listing Date: 16 December 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373855

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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Description



BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CORNHILL
736-1/10/40 (South side)
16/12/74 Nos.8 AND 9

GV II

Offices, now two shops. c1860-70. Limestone ashlar. 4 storeys;
symmetrical 6-window range. Rectangular plan with large
3-storey rear wing to the right. Italianate High Renaissance
style. A balustraded parapet with 4 piers stands above a
modillion and dentilled cornice returned to the right with a
foliate frieze below; rusticated quoins; moulded architraves
to the 2/2-pane sash windows which diminish in size on each
floor; a string course with a narrow foliate frieze at
third-floor cill level; cornices, moulded architraves and
consoles to window cills which project from a string course to
the second floor; segmental pediments over first-floor windows
which have a cornice at cill level, probably to former fascia.
INTERIOR not inspected. Similar design to other commercial
premises at Nos 10 & 11 (qv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South and West Somerset:
London: 1958-: 98; Squibbs PJ: Squibbs' History of Bridgwater:
Chichester: 1988-: PL 67).


Listing NGR: ST2987337013

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