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2, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2081 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -2.6484 / 2°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 354803

OS Northings: 145633

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42W6

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1WSR

Entry Name: 2, Broad Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Last Amended: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483266

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


WELLS

ST5445 BROAD STREET
662-1/7/10 (West side)
13/09/72 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
BROAD STREET
(West side)
Nos.2-12 (Even))

GV II

House in row, with shop. Mid C19, modified. An irregular
rhomboid plan, resulting from insertion of buildings with the
street widening of the C19. Rendered and colourwashed, Welsh
slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2-bays. C20 shop front to ground floor
with central recessed doorway, late C20 casement windows to
upper floors. Enamelled sign reads "Broad Street" in frame to
right at first floor level.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of the development which took place after Broad Street
(formerly Wette or Water Lane) was widened between 1835 and
1849.
Included for group value.
(Bentley JB and Murless BJ: Somerset Roads: Phase 2, Eastern
Somerset: Taunton: 1987-).

Listing NGR: ST5480345633

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