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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058459
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266475
Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet
Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP COMMERCIAL ROAD (South side)
6/77 Nos 21 & 23
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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