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The Fruit Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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


ST 8032-8132 MERE THE SQUARE
(north side)

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

GV II

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
bars.


Listing NGR: ST8126832378

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