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© Mr Michael Perry

IoE Number: 266511
Location: PARK HOUSE, FORUM LANE (east side)
  SHEPTON MALLET, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 03 August 2007
Date listed: 20 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 21 September 1984
Grade II*

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ST64SWSHEPTON MALLET CPFORUM LANE (East side)BOWLISH4/113Park House(previously listed as No 2

ST64SW SHEPTON MALLET CP FORUM LANE (East side) BOWLISH 4/113 Park House (previously listed as No 2 Bowlish) 20.5.52 - II* House. Circa 1700, modified c1750. Rubble construction, rendered and scribed as ashlar, slate roof, dressed stone stacks with mouldings around base and caps. Rectangular on plan with segmental bow stairwell to rear. Symmetrical facade. 2-storeys, 5-bays, sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Moulded stone doorcase with semi-circular head, flanked by Tuscan columns supporting open triangular pediment, one triglyph above each column. 6-panelled door with fanlight. Moulded stone eaves cornice, end pilasters. Hipped roof with 3 flat-head dormers. Left return shows evidence of earlier fenestration, 5 blocked openings. Continuous string course at head level of ground floor windows. Keystones of first floor windows run into cornice. Similar treatment to rear, which also has tall semi-circular head stairlight. Fine contemporary panelling to hall, original fireplaces in rooms flanking hall, staircase to rear.

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