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IoE Number: 266480
Location: BOWLISH HOUSE, COOMBE LANE (east side)
Photographer: Dr Neil Bentham
Date Photographed: 07 November 2002
Date listed: 20 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 20 May 1952
Grade II*

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ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP COOMBE LANE (East side) BOWLISH 6/89 Bowlish House 20.5.52 GV II* House. Dated 1732. Rendered, ashlar plinth, hipped slate roof, ashlar stacks with moulded caps and bases. Palladian style, "U"-plan. 2-storeys and attic, 7-bays, narrow sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves, pulvinated frieze and triangular pediment above each, except third and fifth bays which have segmental pediments. Central door opening, stone doorcase, triangular pediment on 3/4 Tuscan columns, double 2-panelled doors, transom light over, reached by 5-stone steps. Corner pilasters, modillion cornice, 3-flat head dormers to roof. 2-ornamental lead rainwater heads dated:- "1732". Interior contains panelling to ground floor rooms, and dog-leg staircase having turned and twisted balusters, ramped moulded handrail, foliated tread brackets.

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