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Norah Fry Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1883 / 51°11'17"N

Longitude: -2.5572 / 2°33'25"W

OS Eastings: 361153

OS Northings: 143373

OS Grid: ST611433

Mapcode National: GBR MS.5FXN

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.MDGF

Entry Name: Norah Fry Hospital

Listing Date: 21 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266600

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


6/201 Norah Fry Hospital



Workhouse, now hospital. Dated 1848, outer wings slightly later. Coursed rubble, dressed quoins, slate roof, wide
bracketed eaves. Austere classical proportions, "H" shaped on plan. 3-storeys, 11-bays, 3:1:3:1:3, centre 5-bays
stepped forward, all having sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Central square head doorway,
moulded surround, triangular pediment on shaped stone brackets, double doors of 3-panels each. Second and tenth ground
floor windows also have triangular pediments. String course below first and second floor windows. Centre 3-bays gabled
with stone plaque:- "Shepton Mallet 1848". 2-bay wing at each side at right angles to facade. Similar fenestration,
2-semi-circular arches at ground floor on gable ends. Lodge at entrance to Old Wells Road (qv).

Listing NGR: ST6115343373

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