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Sales House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1928 / 51°11'34"N

Longitude: -2.5494 / 2°32'57"W

OS Eastings: 361702

OS Northings: 143872

OS Grid: ST617438

Mapcode National: GBR MS.53X3

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.R8LY

Entry Name: Sales House

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345227

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266501

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


6/103 Sales House



House, now flats. Dated 1769. Doulting ashlar, slate roof, ashlar stacks. Classical style, symmetrical facade.
3-storeys, 9-bays, 3:3:3, central 3-windows in angular bay raising through all floors supported on 3-semi-circular
arches with imposts forming an open porch to main entrance. Semi- circular head door opening with radiating fanlight
and 6-panelled door. Porch flanked by sashes with glazing bars in moulded architraves, similar treatment to first and
second floor openings except first floor sills on moulded brackets with triangular pediment over central opening of
each group of 3-windows. Moulded and dentil cornice surmounted by plain parapet with coping. 0rnamental rainwater head
to left dated 1769. Projecting wing at right angles to facade, rendered, slate roof. 3-storeys, 8-bays, being 2-light
stone mullioned windows, except at extreme right of wing where second floor has triple light window, venetian window
below. Door opening having flat entablature on slender Tuscan columns. Once Convent of Visitation Nuns belonging to
Order founded c1617 by St Francois de Sales. Community disbanded c1810.

Listing NGR: ST6170243872

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