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Mells Down Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2607 / 51°15'38"N

Longitude: -2.4017 / 2°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 372069

OS Northings: 151353

OS Grid: ST720513

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.0Z6T

Mapcode Global: VH975.BK6Y

Entry Name: Mells Down Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266784

Location: Mells, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Mells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

MELLS CP
ST75SW OUTLYING

1/85 Mells Down Farmhouse

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- 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
hearth.


Listing NGR: ST7206951353

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