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Latitude: 50.9322 / 50°55'55"N
Longitude: -2.644 / 2°38'38"W
OS Eastings: 354838
OS Northings: 114943
OS Grid: ST548149
Mapcode National: GBR MN.PHYL
Mapcode Global: FRA 56BN.5R6
Entry Name: Quicksilver Mail, Public House
Listing Date: 17 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346129
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261374
Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Yeovil
Built-Up Area: Yeovil
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST51SW YEOVIL CP HENDFORD HILL (West side)
3/29 Quicksilver Mail, Public House
Inn, of C18 with later modifications. Ashlar Ham stonework, with Welsh slate
roof between coped gables (two bottom courses of stone slates remain); brick
chimney stacks at each end, that on South-west side widens at base, probably for
oven. 2-storeys 3-bay facade, with (later) central doorway and 5 steps, crowned
by shallow stone hood on modern brackets; on ground floor the sash windows to
either side of the door had 20-panes: in each case the lower glazing bars
removed: the windows set in architraves: the 3-first floor windows each have a
central 12- pane window with 4-pane sidelight set in raised mullioned surrounds.
Interior not inspected. The 'Quicksilver' was one of the fastest London/Exeter
mail coaches in the 1830's, which is said to have changed horses here.
Originally 3-storey - lowest buried by raising of road level).
Listing NGR: ST5483814943
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