Description: Mells Down Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266784
OS Grid Reference: ST7206951353
OS Grid Coordinates: 372069, 151353
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2607, -2.4017
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1/85 Mells Down Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17, altered late C18. Squared and coursed Doulting rubble, coped verges on kneelers, end rubble stacks.
"E"-plan, symmetrical facade. 2-storeys and attic, 5-bays; stone mullioned windows, those to first floor of 2-lights
with bead mouldings, below deeper 2-light openings with ovolo mouldings, except centre window which is of 3-lights.
Door opening in each return; to left C19 half glazed door in chamfered stone surround, open hipped roofed porch on
square wooden pillars; door opening to right has C17 studded plank door in similar surround. Gabled stair turret to
rear, 2-light reserved chamfer mullion and transom window. Interior: right hand roo. on ground floor contains
particularly fine stone fireplace of C17;.consists of moulded mantle shelf supported by 2 shafts springing from
semi-octagonal bases, decorative panel with quatrefoils directly below; edge roll moulding around hearth opening; stone
Listing NGR: ST7206951353
Source: English Heritage
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