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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE COURT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1173467

Location

THE COURT HOUSE, 8, KING STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityFrome

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266220

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5363 KING STREET (East side) GV ST 7748 SE 5/88 22.7.49 No 8 (The Court House) II*

2. Abuts rear wing of the Iron Gates. Circa 1700 or earlier. Rubble, formerly stuccoed. Chamfered plinth, coves and moulded eaves cornice. End pilaters in stucco only survive in breaks in cornice. Stone tiles roof with 3 dormers, outer ones gabled, centre one with segmental head. 2 storeys. Windows spaced 2 - 3 - 2, sashes in architraves. Centre unit breaks forward slightly and has one window of standard width between 2 narrow ones, all with cambered heads. Central foor with good semi- circular shell hood containing carved motif, carved brackets. Segment-headed doorway with circa 1760 panelled door, centre panels trefoil-headed, lower panels cross- braced. Lead rainwater head to right. Rear, fenestration altered, but 2 cross- mullion type windows (blocked) still visible. Interior altered: plain circa 1800 stair with rosewood handrail.

Listing NGR: ST7775948017

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National Grid Reference: ST 77759 48017

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