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Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet

Description: Bowlish House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 266480

OS Grid Reference: ST6125843959
OS Grid Coordinates: 361258, 143959
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1935, -2.5558

Location: A371, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5UX

Locality: Shepton Mallet
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 5UX

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Listing Text


6/89 Bowlish House



House. Dated 1732. Rendered, ashlar plinth, hipped slate roof, ashlar stacks with moulded caps and bases. Palladian
style, "U"-plan. 2-storeys and attic, 7-bays, narrow sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves, pulvinated
frieze and triangular pediment above each, except third and fifth bays which have segmental pediments. Central door
opening, stone doorcase, triangular pediment on 3/4 Tuscan columns, double 2-panelled doors, transom light over,
reached by 5-stone steps. Corner pilasters, modillion cornice, 3-flat head dormers to roof. 2-ornamental lead rainwater
heads dated:- "1732". Interior contains panelling to ground floor rooms, and dog-leg staircase having turned and
twisted balusters, ramped moulded handrail, foliated tread brackets.

Listing NGR: ST6125843959

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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