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© Mr John H. Sparkes

IoE Number: 264271
Location: UNDER SHERIFF'S OFFICE, WEST STREET (east side)
  SOUTH PETHERTON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John H. Sparkes
Date Photographed: 22 March 2003
Date listed: 19 April 1961
Date of last amendment: 19 April 1961
Grade II*

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SOUTH PETHERTON CP WEST STREET (West side)ST43167/186Under-Sheriff's Office19.4.61

SOUTH PETHERTON CP WEST STREET (West side) ST4316 7/186 Under-Sheriff's Office 19.4.61 GV II Former house, on corner site; now offices. Later C17. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof, coated, between high stepped coped gables suggesting former thatch; brick and and intermediate chimney stacks. 'T'-plan; 2 storeys, 5 bays. Plinth, eaves course, continuous string over openings at both levels, stepped up over doorway: 3-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows in wave-mould recesses, rectangular-leaded panes with iron-framed opening lights; doorway between bays 2/3, cambared-arched and moulded to match, in rectangular recess with incised spandrils, C20 boarded door up 2 steps. Laanto extension against south-west gable to match, with 2-light window having label and external ferramenta. C20 extension to rear in reconstructed stone, roughly matching. Interior not fully seen: formerly through passage plan: a C18 staircase partly modified, fielded panel doors and shutters to windows; the interior considerably modified to meet fire regulations. The law firm in the building found c1749 and this became the Under-Sheriff's Office in 1947. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

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