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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: 1205624

Location

3-9, CHANDOS STREET

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: 23-Jan-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373847

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History

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Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CHANDOS STREET 736-1/10/31 (North side) 23/01/74 Nos.3-9 (Odd)

GV II*

Four houses. Early C18. Built for the Duke of Chandos as part of his Castle Street development along the line of the old castle wall. Flemish-bond old Bridgwater brick, double-pitch pantile roofs with brick stacks to right. Double-depth plans, each with one room to the front. 3 storeys; each house originally 2-window range, Nos 3, 5 and 7 are now one-window range with blocked windows above the doors to the left of each house. Second-floor windows at eaves level originally had 3/6-pane sashes, Nos 3 and 7 still retain them; other windows have segmental gauged brick arches to 6/6-pane sashes; those to No 9 in forward frames. Steps up to 6-panel doors under hoods, some mid C18, with various supports. INTERIORS not inspected but noted as having C18 doors, fireplaces and other original features including turned-baluster stairs. A rare example of a terrace row of artisan houses of this date. (VCH: Somerset: London: 1992-: 200).

Listing NGR: ST2992737240

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1992), 200

National Grid Reference: ST 29927 37240

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