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© Mr Richard Bland ARPS

IoE Number: 374127
Location: CHARD MUSEUM, 24, 26, 32 AND 34 HIGH STREET (north side)
  CHARD TOWN, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Richard Bland ARPS
Date Photographed: 06 August 1999
Date listed: 24 March 1950
Date of last amendment: 13 December 1993
Grade II

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CHARD ST3108 HIGH STREET 756-1/3/99 (North side) 24/03/50 Nos.24, 26, 32 AND 34 Chard Museum (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (North side) Nos.24, 26, 32, AND 34 Godworthy House) GV II Row of 4 dwellings, now museum. Late C16 with early C19 and C20 alterations. Squared and coursed flint with stone quoins and some dressings. Continuous thatched roof, brick stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys; 7-window range. Projecting plinth. Five doors (once each to individual cottages): Nos 32 and 34, to the left, have 2 adjacent mid C20 planked doors flanked by label moulds over 3-light cavetto-moulded stone mullioned windows and C20 leaded lights; similar windows with 5 lights above. Nos 26 and 24 are each single-window range: early C19 eight/eight-pane sashes set in moulded wood architraves at first-floor level. No.26 has C20 six-panel door under wooden lintel and C20 bow window to right. No.24 has C20 six-panel door under brick lintel, 6/6-pane sash window set in moulded wood architrave to right. INTERIOR: remodelled c1970 when floors were removed and it was reroofed to house part of the museum.

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