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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: OLD BOWLISH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1172927

Location

OLD BOWLISH HOUSE, FORUM LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityShepton Mallet

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-May-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266513

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History

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Details

ST64SW SHEPTON MALLET CP FORUM LANE (North side) BOWLISH

4/115 Old Bowlish House

20.5.52

GV II*

House, C17, remodelled circa 1720. Stuccoed, rusticated quoins, pantile roof. "T"-shaped on plan, refronted with symmetrical palladian facade. 3-storeys, 7-bays, glazing bar sash windows in moulded architraves, on first floor with alternate cornices and pediments. Central door opening with semi-circular head, moulded surround in pedimented Ionic doorcase, half glazed door. Moulded and indented cornice, ashlar parapet with turned baluster panels directly over windows. Returns and rear show evidence of earlier house, having stone mullion windows, some of cruciform type. Interior contains C18 panelling plasterwork and fireplaces to rooms to each side of entrance hall. Depressed arch fireplaces to rear kitchen and on third floor further evidence of earlier original house. Stairwell to rear contains fine C17 oak staircase of large proportions, heavily moulded handrail, large newels with ball finials, elaborately carved side panels between each.

Listing NGR: ST6124044018

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National Grid Reference: ST 61243 44015

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