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Shell Cottage shell House Including Forecourt Railings shell Orchard

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilcompton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2674 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: -2.5046 / 2°30'16"W

OS Eastings: 364890

OS Northings: 152144

OS Grid: ST648521

Mapcode National: GBR MV.0H7V

Mapcode Global: VH89N.JDRS

Entry Name: Shell Cottage shell House Including Forecourt Railings shell Orchard

Listing Date: 21 September 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267834

Location: Chilcompton, Mendip, Somerset, BA3

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Chilcompton

Built-Up Area: Chilcompton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

4/7 Shell House, Shell Orchard and
Shell Cottage; including
forecourt railings to Shell House

Large house, now divided into 3 dwellings. Early/mid C18. Front range, Shell House, of coursed and squared rubble,
dressed alternating quoins, eaves band, moulded dentil cornice, ashlar parapet with coping, slate roof with coped
verges, end ashlar stacks; 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays, 12-pane sash windows in plain freestone surrounds except to
centre of first floor in a moulded architrave with topping triangular pediment with urn. Central door opening in a
bolection-moulded architrave, stone shell hood on enriched folded scroll brackets, 6-panelled door, transomlight. Wing
at right angles to rear divided into 2 dwellings; to left side Shell Cottage, double Roman tile roof, 2 storeys, 2
bays, 2 gables with copings, one with a ball finial and one with base for a finial, 3 sash windows with glazing bars
and one 2-light stone-mullioned window; gabled porch with a coping. Shell Orchard to right side, stone-mullioned
windows. Shell House with wrought-iron forecourt railings. Interior said to have painting on wall behind wood panel
above fireplace in a kitchen.

Listing NGR: ST6489052144

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