PARK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1172922
Date first listed:
20-May-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
PARK HOUSE, FORUM LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARK HOUSE, FORUM LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Shepton Mallet
National Grid Reference:
ST 61219 44090

Details

ST64SW SHEPTON MALLET CP FORUM LANE (East side) BOWLISH

4/113 Park House (previously listed as No 2 Bowlish)

20.5.52

- II*

House. Circa 1700, modified c1750. Rubble construction, rendered and scribed as ashlar, slate roof, dressed stone stacks with mouldings around base and caps. Rectangular on plan with segmental bow stairwell to rear. Symmetrical facade. 2-storeys, 5-bays, sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Moulded stone doorcase with semi-circular head, flanked by Tuscan columns supporting open triangular pediment, one triglyph above each column. 6-panelled door with fanlight. Moulded stone eaves cornice, end pilasters. Hipped roof with 3 flat-head dormers. Left return shows evidence of earlier fenestration, 5 blocked openings. Continuous string course at head level of ground floor windows. Keystones of first floor windows run into cornice. Similar treatment to rear, which also has tall semi-circular head stairlight. Fine contemporary panelling to hall, original fireplaces in rooms flanking hall, staircase to rear.

Listing NGR: ST6121944090

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266511
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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