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Public Shelter and Attached Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2396 / 51°14'22"N

Longitude: -2.3879 / 2°23'16"W

OS Eastings: 373019

OS Northings: 149007

OS Grid: ST730490

Mapcode National: GBR 0S6.93F

Mapcode Global: VH97C.K3HK

Entry Name: Public Shelter and Attached Wall

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266778

Location: Mells, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Mells

Built-Up Area: Mells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/79 Public shelter and attached wall



Public shelter, formerly well. Dated 1908 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Horner family as a memorial to Mark Horner. Squared
Doulting rubble and some ashlar; 3-sided open structure having pyramidal stone tile roof supported by 3 three piers.
Wall on east side with stone bench, plain coping, lettering by Eric Gill:- "For the use of Mells Village In The Memory
of Mark Horner l908". Floor of flag, centre section of cobbles in 3 sided pattern, flight of stone steps to west. Roof
supported by elaborate oak king post construction.

Listing NGR: ST7301949007

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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