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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.

Name: THE TALBOT INN

List entry Number: 1058314

Location

THE TALBOT INN

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityMells

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266734

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History

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Details

MELLS CP ST7249

10/34 The Talbot Inn (formerly listed under New Street (West side)) 11.3.68

GV II*

Inn. Circa 1470, additions and alterations of the C17 and C18. Doulting ashlar frontage, stone tiled roofs, coped verges, stone stacks. "U" plan, symmetrical facade. 2-storeys, 3-bays, paired sash windows with glazing bars. Broad segmental headed carriageway to centre, double C20 plank doors, further door opening to each side under archway, to left double 3-panelled doors, to right 6-panelled door. Wrought iron bracket carrying sign on first storey above archway. Return to New Street (qv) of 4-bays under plain tile roofs; remains of 2-light mullioned windows to upper floor, only one retaining centre mullion, to right window with pointed arch head. On ground floor single light opening with trefoil head, blocked 2-light mullioned window, small single light opening and to left paired C18 sash windows. Blocked 4-centred head door opening. Inner courtyard under archway bounded each side by earlier wings, that to right of 1:2 bays, 2 moulded 2-light mullioned windows to first floor, formerly with trefoil heads; ground floor has former door opening with chamfered four-centred stone surround, now altered to window, 3 further door openings. Left side irregular, chamfered stone mullioned window of 2-lights with similar blocked opening above. Door opening on first floor reached by flight of stone steps, solid ballustrade. Further wing at right angles to rear has C18 sash in gable, above blocked attic light with label. Interior of this wing has fireplace on ground floor in segmental headed stone surround.

Listing NGR: ST7275149212

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National Grid Reference: ST 72755 49207

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