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Park House, Shepton Mallet

Description: Park House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 266511

OS Grid Reference: ST6121944090
OS Grid Coordinates: 361219, 144090
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1947, -2.5564

Location: Forum Lane, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5JL

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

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Listing Text


4/113 Park House
(previously listed as No 2


- II*

House. Circa 1700, modified c1750. Rubble construction, rendered and scribed as ashlar, slate roof, dressed stone
stacks with mouldings around base and caps. Rectangular on plan with segmental bow stairwell to rear. Symmetrical
facade. 2-storeys, 5-bays, sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Moulded stone doorcase with
semi-circular head, flanked by Tuscan columns supporting open triangular pediment, one triglyph above each column.
6-panelled door with fanlight. Moulded stone eaves cornice, end pilasters. Hipped roof with 3 flat-head dormers. Left
return shows evidence of earlier fenestration, 5 blocked openings. Continuous string course at head level of ground
floor windows. Keystones of first floor windows run into cornice. Similar treatment to rear, which also has tall
semi-circular head stairlight. Fine contemporary panelling to hall, original fireplaces in rooms flanking hall,
staircase to rear.

Listing NGR: ST6121944090

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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