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Public Shelter and Attached Wall, Mells

Description: Public Shelter and Attached Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266778

OS Grid Reference: ST7301949007
OS Grid Coordinates: 373019, 149007
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2396, -2.3879

Location: Park Hill, Mells, Somerset BA11 3PE

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

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Listing Text


3/79 Public shelter and attached wall



Public shelter, formerly well. Dated 1908 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Horner family as a memorial to Mark Horner. Squared
Doulting rubble and some ashlar; 3-sided open structure having pyramidal stone tile roof supported by 3 three piers.
Wall on east side with stone bench, plain coping, lettering by Eric Gill:- "For the use of Mells Village In The Memory
of Mark Horner l908". Floor of flag, centre section of cobbles in 3 sided pattern, flight of stone steps to west. Roof
supported by elaborate oak king post construction.

Listing NGR: ST7301949007

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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