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The Fruit Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0904 / 51°5'25"N

Longitude: -2.2688 / 2°16'7"W

OS Eastings: 381268

OS Northings: 132378

OS Grid: ST812323

Mapcode National: GBR 0V3.H7L

Mapcode Global: FRA 6647.MXP

Entry Name: The Fruit Shop

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320208

Location: Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Mere

Built-Up Area: Mere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Mere St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/79 Nos 1, 2 and 3 (The Fruit
6.1.66 (formerly listed as Post


House or Inn at street frontage, now commercial premises. Early to mid C18.
Large squared coursed limestone block, plain tile roof. A bold symmetrical
front with through-way in further bay to left; deep wing back, right. Main
front is 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows. Ground floor has central Palladian
opening with glazed door flanked by 6-pane side lights; opening has 4 Doric
pilasters to small entablature and central moulded arch to key stone. This
flanked by 2-storey canted 1:2:1-light flat-roofed bay windows with plate glass,
flush stone mullions. Far left is elliptical arched through-way with flat
pilasters to imposts and bases. First floor has central near-square 4-pane sash
in moulded architrave, flanked by the canted bays with glazing bar sashes, all
to a weathered string course running the full width of the building. Four C20
flat-roofed 2-light dormers. Brick stack to right. Wing at back, Nos 2 and 3,
various 2-light casements and a flat-roofed dormer. In the opening to the left
of the frontage, a good pair of iron gates with spear head to main and to dog

Listing NGR: ST8126832378

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