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The Fruit Shop, Mere

Description: The Fruit Shop

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320208

OS Grid Reference: ST8126832378
OS Grid Coordinates: 381268, 132378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0904, -2.2688

Location: B3095, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6DL

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6DL

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/79 Nos 1, 2 and 3 (The Fruit
6.1.66 (formerly listed as Post


House or Inn at street frontage, now commercial premises. Early to mid C18.
Large squared coursed limestone block, plain tile roof. A bold symmetrical
front with through-way in further bay to left; deep wing back, right. Main
front is 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows. Ground floor has central Palladian
opening with glazed door flanked by 6-pane side lights; opening has 4 Doric
pilasters to small entablature and central moulded arch to key stone. This
flanked by 2-storey canted 1:2:1-light flat-roofed bay windows with plate glass,
flush stone mullions. Far left is elliptical arched through-way with flat
pilasters to imposts and bases. First floor has central near-square 4-pane sash
in moulded architrave, flanked by the canted bays with glazing bar sashes, all
to a weathered string course running the full width of the building. Four C20
flat-roofed 2-light dormers. Brick stack to right. Wing at back, Nos 2 and 3,
various 2-light casements and a flat-roofed dormer. In the opening to the left
of the frontage, a good pair of iron gates with spear head to main and to dog

Listing NGR: ST8126832378

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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