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Park House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1947 / 51°11'40"N

Longitude: -2.5564 / 2°33'22"W

OS Eastings: 361219

OS Northings: 144090

OS Grid: ST612440

Mapcode National: GBR MS.524D

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.M7XG

Entry Name: Park House

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Last Amended: 21 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266511

Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet

Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST64SW SHEPTON MALLET CP FORUM LANE (East side)
BOWLISH

4/113 Park House
(previously listed as No 2
Bowlish)

20.5.52

- II*

House. Circa 1700, modified c1750. Rubble construction, rendered and scribed as ashlar, slate roof, dressed stone
stacks with mouldings around base and caps. Rectangular on plan with segmental bow stairwell to rear. Symmetrical
facade. 2-storeys, 5-bays, sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Moulded stone doorcase with
semi-circular head, flanked by Tuscan columns supporting open triangular pediment, one triglyph above each column.
6-panelled door with fanlight. Moulded stone eaves cornice, end pilasters. Hipped roof with 3 flat-head dormers. Left
return shows evidence of earlier fenestration, 5 blocked openings. Continuous string course at head level of ground
floor windows. Keystones of first floor windows run into cornice. Similar treatment to rear, which also has tall
semi-circular head stairlight. Fine contemporary panelling to hall, original fireplaces in rooms flanking hall,
staircase to rear.


Listing NGR: ST6121944090

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