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Latitude: 51.1932 / 51°11'35"N
Longitude: -2.5681 / 2°34'5"W
OS Eastings: 360397
OS Northings: 143929
OS Grid: ST603439
Mapcode National: GBR MR.5561
Mapcode Global: VH8B0.F8QM
Plus Code: 9C3V5CVJ+7Q
Entry Name: Silk Drying Shed to North of Darshill House
Listing Date: 23 July 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345237
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266659
Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6043 SHEPTON MALLET CP WELLS ROAD (South side)
6/258 Silk Drying Shed to North of
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.
Listing NGR: ST6039743929
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