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© Mr Steve Ehrlicher

IoE Number: 266600
Location: NORAH FRY HOSPITAL, OLD WELLS ROAD (north side)
  SHEPTON MALLET, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Steve Ehrlicher
Date Photographed: 20 March 2005
Date listed: 21 September 1984
Date of last amendment: 21 September 1984
Grade II

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ST6143SHEPTON MALLET CPOLD WELLS ROAD (North side)6/201Norah Fry Hospital-

ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP OLD WELLS ROAD (North side) 6/201 Norah Fry Hospital - GV II Workhouse, now hospital. Dated 1848, outer wings slightly later. Coursed rubble, dressed quoins, slate roof, wide bracketed eaves. Austere classical proportions, "H" shaped on plan. 3-storeys, 11-bays, 3:1:3:1:3, centre 5-bays stepped forward, all having sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Central square head doorway, moulded surround, triangular pediment on shaped stone brackets, double doors of 3-panels each. Second and tenth ground floor windows also have triangular pediments. String course below first and second floor windows. Centre 3-bays gabled with stone plaque:- "Shepton Mallet 1848". 2-bay wing at each side at right angles to facade. Similar fenestration, 2-semi-circular arches at ground floor on gable ends. Lodge at entrance to Old Wells Road (qv).

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