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Latitude: 51.21 / 51°12'35"N
Longitude: -2.6446 / 2°38'40"W
OS Eastings: 355065
OS Northings: 145839
OS Grid: ST550458
Mapcode National: GBR MN.43SB
Mapcode Global: VH89S.3VR9
Entry Name: Walls Linking the West Cloister Porch of the Cathedral
Listing Date: 31 May 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382903
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483306
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 CATHEDRAL GREEN
662-1/7/35 (East side)
Walls linking the west cloister
porch of the Cathedral
Boundary walls in the south east corner of Cathedral Green.
Medieval, with later modifications. Local stone rubble, and
Doulting stone ashlar. In 3 sections: that extending westwards
from the west cloister porch of the Cathedral (qv) is about
3.5m high, with battlemented top, and in centre a 1980s
gateway into the Mary Mitchell Garden, the section southwards
to Penniless Porch (qv) has a plain coping, with small sweep
up to the porch tower, under which is a C20 segmental arched
opening with a late C20 wrought-iron gate, giving access to
the office premises attached to the east face of the tower
(No.16, Market Place: qv). The walling is an important visual
element in the corner of the Cathedral Green.
Listing NGR: ST5506345830
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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