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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1197393

Location

1, KING SQUARE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityBridgwater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Jan-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373933

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History

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Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE KING SQUARE 736-1/10/118 (South side) 24/03/50 No.1 (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (South side) Nos.1-9 (Consecutive))

GV II*

House, now offices. c1770-1800. Flemish-bond brick, stone coping to the parapet, cornice, painted stepped voussoirs and cills; crested double Roman tile roof with brick stacks to gable ends and two C20 dormers. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys with attic and dormer; 2-window range to each facade. Some crown glass; 3/6-pane sash windows to second floor, 6/9-pane sashes to first floor which have segmental wrought-iron balconettes with some remaining lead ornament to vertical bars; to left of ground floor is late C19 plate-glass sash window and to right one of 6 panes over plate-glass lower sash. Right return has blocked gauged brick circular window to attic left; C20 horned 6/6-pane sash windows; that to right of ground floor has plate glass to lower sash. A reconstructed wood architrave with an open pediment to left is set across a flat gauged brick arch; door has 4 raised-and-fielded panels to the top and beaded panels to the base below a traceried fanlight. To right is the tip of a segmental gauged brick arch to basement. INTERIOR not inspected. The house is part of a fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater Castle.

Listing NGR: ST2984537144

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National Grid Reference: ST 29845 37144

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