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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
Entry Name: 4 and 6, Broad Street
Listing Date: 13 September 1972
Last Amended: 31 May 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382881
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483267
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 BROAD STREET
662-1/7/11 (West side)
13/09/72 Nos.4 AND 6
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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