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© Mrs Paulette Bjergfelt

IoE Number: 373835
Location: 4 CASTLE STREET (north side)
  BRIDGWATER, SEDGEMOOR, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mrs Paulette Bjergfelt
Date Photographed: 06 February 2001
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 24 March 1950
Grade I

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BRIDGWATERST2937SECASTLE STREET736-1/10/19(North side)

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).

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