SILK DRYING SHED TO NORTH OF DARSHILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1345237
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1981
Statutory Address:
SILK DRYING SHED TO NORTH OF DARSHILL HOUSE, WELLS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SILK DRYING SHED TO NORTH OF DARSHILL HOUSE, WELLS ROAD

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 60397 43929

Details

ST6043 SHEPTON MALLET CP WELLS ROAD (South side) BOWLISH

6/258 Silk Drying Shed to North of Darshill House

23.7.81

- II

Silk drying shed. Early C19. Doulting rubble with rough quoins to ground floor, brick construction above, pantile roof. 2-storeys, one wide bay having fixed window with glazing bars and square head doorway with dressed stone surround to East side, C20 window and segmental arch doorway to West side. First floor on each of 3-sides has panels of perforated brick construction, one course thick, to provide ventilation, supported by solid panels with 9-single vent holes, being 2-courses thick. First floor door on North wall. An important survival of the once flourishing textile industry in this area. Locally known as a handle house.

Listing NGR: ST6039743929

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266659
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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