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4 and 6, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2081 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -2.6484 / 2°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 354803

OS Northings: 145627

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42W7

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1WSS

Plus Code: 9C3V6952+6M

Entry Name: 4 and 6, Broad Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Last Amended: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483267

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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662-1/7/11 (West side)
13/09/72 Nos.4 AND 6
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.2-12 (Even))


Pair of houses in row, with shops. Mid C19, possibly
incorporating some earlier fabric to the rear. Rendered and
colourwashed, Welsh slate roof, brick stacks. The property is
set wedge-shaped on plan, with party walls converging towards
the rear; at the left-hand end a throughway is shared with
No.8 (qv).
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2+2 bays. Late C19 shop fronts with 3
wide panelled pilasters, deep moulded cornice over fascia,
recessed central doorway to No.6, door to upper floors at
centre, and blocked former door to shop front of No.4, and
large vertical panes with slender moulded mullions. At the far
left is a door to a stone-paved throughway, set across the
party-wall boundary. All windows are sashes in plain reveals;
at second floor are 2 plain and two 12-pane, and first floor
has 4 plain. There are plain pilasters between the two halves,
and above the throughway, and a deep brick stack to the right.
The parallel range to the rear includes a 16-pane sash, and a
large external stack cut back at ground floor, and cropped at
the ridge.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Part of the development which took place after Broad Street
(formerly Wette or Water lane) was widened between 1835-1849.

Listing NGR: ST5480345627

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