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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 14 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1280095

Location

NO 14 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 14, 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: 373939

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History

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Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE KING SQUARE 736-1/10/124 (East side) 24/03/50 No.14 and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: KING SQUARE (East side) Nos.10-13 (Consecutive) No.14)

GV II*

House, now offices. c1770-1800. Flemish-bond brick, stone coping to parapet, cornice, painted stepped voussoirs, slate C20 steep-pitched mansard roof with dormers. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys with attic and basement; 3-window range to west facade facing King Square, 5-window range to north facade. The west facade has 6/6-pane sash windows to second floor, 6/6-pane sashes to first floor and 6/6-pane sashes to ground floor. The left return has flat gauged brick arches to blind windows flanking 6/6-pane sash windows with stepped voussoirs to upper floors above door. This may be later; a wide semicircular gauged brick arch of lighter-coloured brick has large fanlight with triangular panes to outer edge and radiating glazing bars to centre, narrow fixed lights to sides with recessed panels to door jambs, and double doors each with 3 raised panels. To left an 8/8-pane sash window and to far right a C20 door inserted into space of a bricked-up window. Late C19 rear extension is English-bond brick with flat gauged brick arch to C20 planked door to right of centre. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: pointed railings with urn finials front the basement area. The house is part of a fine late Georgian square built on the site of Bridgwater Castle.

Listing NGR: ST2987437206

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National Grid Reference: ST 29874 37206

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