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Former Reading Room, Mells

Description: Former Reading Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266740

OS Grid Reference: ST7242348908
OS Grid Coordinates: 372423, 148908
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2387, -2.3964

Locality: Mells
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 3QA

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Listing Text


3/40 Former Reading Room,
(previously listed as Reading


Former reading room; now store. Late C18. Doulting and local limestone rubble, stone tile roof, coped verges, small
brick stack, false lead gabled dormers. Plain classical style. 2-storeys, 6-bays; 18 pane sashes in moulded stone
architraves on bull nosed sills to first floor, on ground floor 4 two light beam moulded stone mullioned windows; door
opening between third and fourth bays, plank door. Right return has broad segmental headed opening, C20 plank doors,
right return has sliding plank doors, again C20.

Listing NGR: ST7242348908

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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