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Number 1 with Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2099 / 51°12'35"N

Longitude: -2.6449 / 2°38'41"W

OS Eastings: 355045

OS Northings: 145827

OS Grid: ST550458

Mapcode National: GBR MN.43Q5

Mapcode Global: VH89S.3VLD

Plus Code: 9C3V6954+X2

Entry Name: Number 1 with Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483277

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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662-1/7/21 (South side)
12/11/53 No.1
with front boundary railings


House on corner site. Mid to late C18. Rendered with Doulting
stone dressings, Welsh slate roof behind parapets, brick
chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and basement, 5 bay east elevation facing
Cathedral Church of St Andrew (qv). Plinth, plain end
pilasters, cornice, parapet with plain coping. Sash windows in
plain openings, 12-pane to ground and first floor and 6-pane
to second floor, some windows being blind. Central 6-panel
door with rectangular fanlight having ornamented cast-iron
glazing bars, some radial, the whole framed with stone
doorcase having attached Doric columns, full entablature and
pediment. North return elevation to Cathedral Green in 3 bays
to match.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but lower windows have panelled
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: extending from the centre of the flank of
No.25 Market Place (qv), starting with a quarter curve,
extending along front of house about 2m away, with return
along Cathedral Green, a low stone plinth with wrought-iron
railings having necked tops to rails, and cast-iron finials to
standards, with gate opposite doorway, adding to the setting
of the house and the streetscape generally.

Listing NGR: ST5504645824

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