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Latitude: 51.2098 / 51°12'35"N
Longitude: -2.6452 / 2°38'42"W
OS Eastings: 355026
OS Northings: 145817
OS Grid: ST550458
Mapcode National: GBR MN.43N0
Mapcode Global: VH89S.3VFG
Entry Name: Number 2 and Front Boundary Railings
Listing Date: 13 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382893
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483279
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 CATHEDRAL GREEN
662-1/7/23 (South side)
and front boundary railings
House, in row, possibly once 2 houses. Late C17 and later.
Rendered and colourwashed with stone dressings, Welsh slate
roof, brick chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey elevation continuous with that of No.3 (qv)
to left, but with internal alterations resulting in external
appearance of 2 storeys and attic on left and 3 storeys on
right. Ground floor has plain sash to left and 12-pane sash (4
panes wide) to right, and between them a part-glazed C19 door
with plain rendered surround and flat cornice. First floor has
an adapted ovolo-mould stone mullioned window with hoodmould,
formerly 3-light, now two-light and deepened, with horizontal
bar casements inserted, and to right a 20-pane sash.
Second floor has, on left a gable with 2-light wood casement
in an ovolo-mould surround with label, and on right a small
2-light casement flanked by two 4-pane sash windows. There is
a raised coped verge to the centre of the roof, left of the
doorway, and to the right-hand end, and brick stacks at each
INTERIOR: not inspected, probably of interest.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: extending from front of house and
enclosing the front garden are railings on a low plinth, the
rails having necked tops and the standards cast-iron urn
heads, with gate opposite the door, adding to the setting of
the house and the streetscape generally.
The property backs onto Nos 17 and 19 Market Place (qv).
Listing NGR: ST5502645817
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