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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: 1297185

Location

4, CASTLE 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: I

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 373835

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History

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Details

BRIDGWATER

ST2937SE CASTLE STREET 736-1/10/19 (North side) 24/03/50 No.4

GV I

House. 1723-1728 for James Brydges, Duke of Chandos. By Benjamin Holloway or Fort and Shepherd, the Duke's London surveyors. Flemish-bond brick with vertical joint to No.1 Bond Street on the left (qv), painted stone architraves and doorcase, double Roman tile roof continuous with No.1 Bond Street. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys; 2-window range. Moulded segmental arches to 6/6-pane sash windows to the second floor which have thick glazing bars and some crown glass, the rest have mid C19 two horizontal panes with margin panes to each sash. The 6-panel door to the right has beaded edges to the panels, a moulded wooden architrave and a hood on wrought-iron brackets. INTERIOR: the ground floor noted as being altered. The terraces of houses in Castle Street form an important group, unusual for their scale and ambition outside London's West End. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: South and West Somerset: London: 1958-: 100; Colvin H: A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1660-1840: London: 1978-: 428; VCH: Somerset: London: 1992-: 200).

Listing NGR: ST2998137198

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 428
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1992), 200
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958), 100

National Grid Reference: ST 29981 37198

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