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The Duckery, Mells

Description: The Duckery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266791

OS Grid Reference: ST7165549135
OS Grid Coordinates: 371655, 149135
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2407, -2.4074

Location: Mells, Somerset BA11 3QH

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

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Listing Text



3/92 The Duckery


- II

Folly, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1790, C20 alterations. Coursed and squared Doulting rubble, dressed quoins, engaged
corner shafts with concave caps, moulded strings at floor levels, tiled helm roofs behind 3 pointed arch gables with
moulded copings and crocketed finials, each gable with a quatrefoil, outer 2 blank; centre gable has 2 equilateral
crosses in relief. Gothic. 1:2:1 bays, outer pair set forward; centre bay of 2-storeys, outer wings of one storey,
lancets in moulded stone surrounds, triple light opening to centre of first floor. Central pointed arch door opening in
simularly moulded surround, half glazed door, traceried decoration; window opening in right bay altered to form
doorway, C20 half glazed door. Later addition to right of one bay, casement on ground floor wooden lancet in half
dormer on first floor. Attached to Park House estate (qv).

Listing NGR: ST7165549135

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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