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5 and 7, the Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wiveliscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0424 / 51°2'32"N

Longitude: -3.3122 / 3°18'44"W

OS Eastings: 308100

OS Northings: 127819

OS Grid: ST081278

Mapcode National: GBR LR.GNP2

Mapcode Global: FRA 36YC.9G7

Plus Code: 9C3R2MRQ+W4

Entry Name: 5 and 7, the Square

Listing Date: 26 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270167

Location: Wiveliscombe, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe

Built-Up Area: Wiveliscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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8/93 Nos 5 & 7



House and bank, now offices and public library. 1881 with C20 shopfront. Red
sandstone ashlar ground floor with patterned tile- hanging on upper storeys,
steeply pitched slate roof. Norman Shaw style. 3-storeys and attic, 2:3 bays and
slightly curved facade. 8-light mullioned and transomed windows on ground floor
with C20 shopfront, mixed fenestration above of wooden oriels jettied out on
carved grotesque corbels with hipped roofs and carved panels of decoration;
wooden mullioned casement windows with and without carved panels of decoration
below. These panels depict stylised fruit, human figures and mythical animals in
the style of the Norwegian stave church carvings. Gabled dormer windows,
lighting only the roof space. Two centred arch and double wooden door on ground
floor right-hand bay, originally the entrance to the bank. Interior: wooden
stair hall with queenpost roof and curved windbraces, galleries on each floor.
Access to the bedrooms and servants quarters of the house now blocked.

Listing NGR: ST0810027819

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