Streets & Buildings

Index page covering articles on the Streets & Buildings of Bridgwater.

The Streets of Bridgwater and their Names
The Streets of Bridgwater and their Names

Notes on Individual Buildings

The Old Vicarage
The Old Vicarage
Little St Mary Street
First Mentioned 1296
The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn
Cornhill
First Mentioned 1553 (Façade late 18th. c.)
The Ship and Castle Inn, or Watergate Hotel
The Ship and Castle Inn, or Watergate Hotel
West Quay
First Mentioned (possibly) 1470. (Re-fronted 19th c.)
The Cupola
The Cupola
St Mary Street
First Mentioned 1564
9 Fore Street
9 Fore Street
Medieval, 16th, 17th & 18th Century Fragments
Old West Street
Surviving Houses of Old West Street
First Mention in 1682
 Cottages in North Street
Late Medieval Cottages in North Street
The Blew Anchor
The Blew Anchor
17 North Street
Possibly the oldest surviving brick building in town
c.1697
Ivy House
Ivy House
18th Century Core
Cellars of 7-9 King Square
Features in the Cellars of 7-9 King Square
Built c.1819
The Infirmary
The Infirmary
Salmon Parade
Founded 1820 (façade 1876)
The Royal Clarence Hotel
The Royal Clarence Hotel
High Street
Built 1824-5
Halesleigh Tower
Halesleigh Tower
Wembdon Road
built 1834
Penlea House
Penlea House
Hamp
Built c.1850
The 'Concrete Castle'
The ‘Concrete Castle’
Queen Street
Built 1851
The Town Hall Complex
The Town Hall Complex
Main Hall 1865 with older elements
The Oil and Cake Mill
The Oil and Cake Mill
The Docks
First Built 1869
The Telescopic Bridge
The Telescopic Bridge
Opened 1871
The Bristol Road Cemetery
The Bristol Road Cemetery
Bristol Road
1878
The Carnegie Library
The Carnegie Library
Binford Place
Opened 1906
Westfield House
Westfield House
West Street
Opened 1965

Streets and Area Surveys

Notes on Friarn Street
Notes on Friarn Street
Historical Features & History of Blake Gardens
Historical Features & History of Blake Gardens
The Eastover Triangle
The Eastover Triangle
West Quay
West Quay
Penel Orlieu
Penel Orlieu
The Docks
The Docks

Heritage Conservation for Streets & Buildings

Blue Plaues for Streets & Buildings
Blue Plaues
Section 215 in St Mary St and Fore St
Section 215 in St Mary St and Fore St