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Latitude: 51.194 / 51°11'38"N
Longitude: -2.556 / 2°33'21"W
OS Eastings: 361243
OS Northings: 144016
OS Grid: ST612440
Mapcode National: GBR MS.527X
Mapcode Global: VH8B0.N73Z
Entry Name: Old Bowlish House
Listing Date: 20 May 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266513
Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet
Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST64SW SHEPTON MALLET CP FORUM LANE (North side)
4/115 Old Bowlish House
House, C17, remodelled circa 1720. Stuccoed, rusticated quoins, pantile roof. "T"-shaped on plan, refronted with
symmetrical palladian facade. 3-storeys, 7-bays, glazing bar sash windows in moulded architraves, on first floor with
alternate cornices and pediments. Central door opening with semi-circular head, moulded surround in pedimented Ionic
doorcase, half glazed door. Moulded and indented cornice, ashlar parapet with turned baluster panels directly over
windows. Returns and rear show evidence of earlier house, having stone mullion windows, some of cruciform type.
Interior contains C18 panelling plasterwork and fireplaces to rooms to each side of entrance hall. Depressed arch
fireplaces to rear kitchen and on third floor further evidence of earlier original house. Stairwell to rear contains
fine C17 oak staircase of large proportions, heavily moulded handrail, large newels with ball finials, elaborately
carved side panels between each.
Listing NGR: ST6124044018
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