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7, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9415 / 50°56'29"N

Longitude: -2.6328 / 2°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 355632

OS Northings: 115974

OS Grid: ST556159

Mapcode National: GBR MP.NSYL

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.B3W

Plus Code: 9C2VW9R8+HV

Entry Name: 7, High Street

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261378

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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8/41 No 7



Shop, with offices over, 1838. Ashlar ham stone, with flat roof behind the
parapet. 3-storeys, of 3-bays, with a modern shopfront at ground floor level
spanning between 2-fluted Doric attached columns, a stone cornice moulding over
the fascia; to first floor a central 2-sided oriel window with plain sashes,
seated on a projection of the cornice and crowned with a anthemion acroteria,
and flanked by 2-plain sash windows in architraves, with cast iron balcony frets
between low stone piers capped with anthemion ornament; A stone band at oriel
cornice level divides off the 3-second floor windows, 4-pane sashes set in
architraves, the centre being lugged and heeled. Flat pilasters to either side
terminate in a classical dentilled cornice surmounted by a parapet with some
open work and a central pediment containing an incised design featuring the
letters D and B. The interior not inspected. This property not only dominates
one end of King George Street (cut through in c1926) but forms part of the group
for older premises leading round The Borough. The premises built in 1838 to
accommodate a Savings Bank, founded in 1818.

Listing NGR: ST5563215977

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