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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: MELLS MANOR AND GARDEN WALLS TO REAR

List entry Number: 1058351

Location

MELLS MANOR AND GARDEN WALLS TO REAR

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: I

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266729

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History

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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

Selected Sources

Other
Part 37 Somerset,

National Grid Reference: ST 72727 49280

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