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21 and 23, Commercial Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1903 / 51°11'25"N

Longitude: -2.5487 / 2°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 361751

OS Northings: 143596

OS Grid: ST617435

Mapcode National: GBR MS.5B3S

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.RBZV

Entry Name: 21 and 23, Commercial Road

Listing Date: 16 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266475

Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP COMMERCIAL ROAD (South side)

6/77 Nos 21 & 23

16.10.74

- II

Court house and police station, now police station and store. 1858 by C. Wainwright and R. Heard. Coursed squared
limestone rubble, dressed stone detail, slate roof, ashlar stacks. Jacobean Revival, symmetrical facade. 2-storeys and
attic, 11-bays, stone mullion and transom windows having 4-centred lights; some with angled labels. Third and ninth
bays in wings projecting at right angles to facade. Second and tenth bays in flanking 3-storey towers with flat roofs,
each with open porch at its base made up two 4-centred archways. Four 4-centred doorways with chamfered stone
surrounds, studded plank doors, elaborately scrolled cast iron hinges. Shaped end gables with copings to each and
projecting wings. Erected 2 years after the establishment of the Somerset County Constabulary.


Listing NGR: ST6175143596

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