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Walls Linking the West Cloister Porch of the Cathedral

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483306

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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Listing Text


WELLS

ST5445 CATHEDRAL GREEN
662-1/7/35 (East side)
Walls linking the west cloister
porch of the Cathedral

GV II

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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