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© Mr Phil Emond

IoE Number: 269733
Location: 18 FORE STREET (west side)
  TAUNTON, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Phil Emond
Date Photographed: 01 June 2003
Date listed: 04 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 04 June 1952
Grade II*

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1.FORE STREET5365(West Side)No 18ST 2224 SE 11/774.6.52.

1. FORE STREET 5365 (West Side) No 18 ST 2224 SE 11/77 4.6.52. II* GV 2. Colourwashed Victorian front, to an earlier building. 3 storeys, Cornice with brackets, parapet with openwork balustrade (trefoil motif) in centre. Banded quoins 4 windows in pairs with chamfered reveals and centre shaft. Dogtooth to sill band on 2nd floor. Overall fascia to ground floor with volutes to each side. On left is C16/early C17 arch leading to Bath Place. 4-centred moulded arch with carved spandrels and moulded Jambs. There is a doorframe of similar date further back in the Entry. Shop front to right. Interior has enriched plaster ceilings and friezes, one dated 1627: also plasterwork overmantel representing the sacrifice of Isaac. Grade II* for interiors, No 1A Billet Street, No 66 The County Hotel, the Brendon Bar and No "8¨ East Street, form an important group with the listed buildings in Cheapside, Fore Street and the Parade.

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