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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: 1206644

Location

8 AND 9, 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: 373935

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History

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Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE KING SQUARE 736-1/10/120 (South side) 24/03/50 Nos.8 AND 9 (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (South side) Nos.1-9 (Consecutive))

GV II*

Two houses, part of terrace. c1770-1800. Flemish-bond brick, header-bond to the curved corner bay, stone coping to the parapet, cornice, stepped voussoirs, cills and door cases, double Roman tile mansard roofs hipped to the corner of No.9, which is lead with rolled joints, and brick stacks to party walls. Double-depth plans. 3 storeys with attics and basements; No.8 to right is 2-window range, No.9 is 5-window range. Both houses stepped slightly back from No.7 (qv) to right; 6/6-pane sash windows to second floor and 6/9 panes to first floor; the stepped voussoirs have been chiselled flat. No.8 has 6-panel door with a semicircular overlight and pilasters supporting an open pediment; plate glass to ground-floor window. No.9 has double 3-panel doors in similar doorcase below one window to both upper floors facing King Square. The 3-window range left return in Queen Street also has levelled-off stepped voussoirs, late C19 leaded coloured glass to 2 ground-floor windows to right and cambered brick arch to basement to left and blocked C20 opening to right. The curved corner bay has wedge lintels to curved window frames and a blind door below. INTERIORS not inspected. These houses are part of a fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater Castle.

Listing NGR: ST2987237155

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National Grid Reference: ST 29872 37155

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