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© Mr Steve Ehrlicher

IoE Number: 266659
Location: SILK DRYING SHED TO NORTH OF DARSHILL HOUSE, WELLS ROAD (south side)
  SHEPTON MALLET, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Steve Ehrlicher
Date Photographed: 19 March 2005
Date listed: 23 July 1981
Date of last amendment: 23 July 1981
Grade II

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ST6043SHEPTON MALLET CPWELLS ROAD (South side)BOWLISH6/258Silk Drying Shed to North ofDarshill House

ST6043 SHEPTON MALLET CP WELLS ROAD (South side) BOWLISH 6/258 Silk Drying Shed to North of Darshill House 23.7.81 - II Silk drying shed. Early C19. Doulting rubble with rough quoins to ground floor, brick construction above, pantile roof. 2-storeys, one wide bay having fixed window with glazing bars and square head doorway with dressed stone surround to East side, C20 window and segmental arch doorway to West side. First floor on each of 3-sides has panels of perforated brick construction, one course thick, to provide ventilation, supported by solid panels with 9-single vent holes, being 2-courses thick. First floor door on North wall. An important survival of the once flourishing textile industry in this area. Locally known as a handle house.

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