MELLS MANOR AND GARDEN WALLS TO REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1058351
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
MELLS MANOR AND GARDEN WALLS TO REAR

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Location

Statutory Address:
MELLS MANOR AND GARDEN WALLS TO REAR

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Mells
National Grid Reference:
ST 72727 49280

Details

MELLS CP ST7249

10/29 Mells Manor, (previously listed as The Manor House), and garden walls to rear 11.3.68

GV I

Manor house. C16 for Edward Horner, C17 alterations, partially demolished circa 1780, restored by Sir Edwin Lutyens after 1900 including muniment room of 1931. Doulting rubble, dressed quoins, ashlar stacks with moulded caps, some hexagonal, small wooden bell-cote to ridge with domed lead roof and finial. Single block of original "H"-plan retains, Elizabethan. 2-storeys and attic, 5-bays, openings to attic in coped gables; left 2-bays projecting forward slightly as a pair with diagonal corner buttresses, right 2-bays delineated by narrow polygonal buttresses; string courses and some stopped labels above heads, mullion and transom windows, leaded lights. Door opening in C19 flat roofed ashlar porch, paired 4-centred archways to left, projecting bay with blank 2-light mullioned window to right. Left return has single storey muniment room; 2-storey angular bay to right return. Rear gardens are enclosed by attached rubble and brick walls with moulded cappings; enclosed area to east has three 4-centred gate openings in stone surrounds, plank doorsi south end has rusticated brick piers with ball finials, blocked opening between.

Listing NGR: ST7272649283

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
266729
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

Legal

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

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