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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1058292



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Mells

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266784

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1/85 Mells Down Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17, altered late C18. Squared and coursed Doulting rubble, coped verges on kneelers, end rubble stacks. "E"-plan, symmetrical facade. 2-storeys and attic, 5-bays; stone mullioned windows, those to first floor of 2-lights with bead mouldings, below deeper 2-light openings with ovolo mouldings, except centre window which is of 3-lights. Door opening in each return; to left C19 half glazed door in chamfered stone surround, open hipped roofed porch on square wooden pillars; door opening to right has C17 studded plank door in similar surround. Gabled stair turret to rear, 2-light reserved chamfer mullion and transom window. Interior: right hand roo. on ground floor contains particularly fine stone fireplace of C17;.consists of moulded mantle shelf supported by 2 shafts springing from semi-octagonal bases, decorative panel with quatrefoils directly below; edge roll moulding around hearth opening; stone hearth.

Listing NGR: ST7206951353

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National Grid Reference: ST 72069 51353


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