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Mells Down Farmhouse, Mells

Description: Mells Down Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Mells, Somerset BA11 2RJ

Locality: Mells
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2RJ

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Listing Text


1/85 Mells Down Farmhouse


- II

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

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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