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21 AND 23, COMMERCIAL ROAD

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.

Name: 21 AND 23, COMMERCIAL ROAD

List entry Number: 1058459

Location

21 AND 23, COMMERCIAL ROAD

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shepton Mallet

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Oct-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266475

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History

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Details

ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP COMMERCIAL ROAD (South side)

6/77 Nos 21 & 23

16.10.74

- II

Court house and police station, now police station and store. 1858 by C. Wainwright and R. Heard. Coursed squared limestone rubble, dressed stone detail, slate roof, ashlar stacks. Jacobean Revival, symmetrical facade. 2-storeys and attic, 11-bays, stone mullion and transom windows having 4-centred lights; some with angled labels. Third and ninth bays in wings projecting at right angles to facade. Second and tenth bays in flanking 3-storey towers with flat roofs, each with open porch at its base made up two 4-centred archways. Four 4-centred doorways with chamfered stone surrounds, studded plank doors, elaborately scrolled cast iron hinges. Shaped end gables with copings to each and projecting wings. Erected 2 years after the establishment of the Somerset County Constabulary.

Listing NGR: ST6175143596

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National Grid Reference: ST 61751 43596

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