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Saltyre House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2104 / 51°12'37"N

Longitude: -2.6471 / 2°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 354891

OS Northings: 145892

OS Grid: ST548458

Mapcode National: GBR MN.434F

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2TFY

Entry Name: Saltyre House

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483318

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 CHAMBERLAIN STREET
662-1/7/45 (North side)
12/11/53 No.4
Saltyre House

GV II

House in row. C15, refronted late C18. Rendered and
colourwashed, Welsh slate roof with coped gable to west and
abutment to east, concrete block chimney stacks. L-plan: C18
front block with parallel rear ranges, C15 to rear right and
c1800 to rear left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 7 bays. Plinth, cornice,
plain parapet. Plain sash windows in moulded architraves,
entrance in bay 3, with a 6-panel door set in a semicircular
arched recess with fanlight, framed with pilasters carrying an
open pediment hood. Bay 7 has a wider semicircular arched
throughway with a pair of C20 doors. 3 flat-roofed dormers
behind parapet.
Behind building are two extensions running northwards, the
western being late C18/early C19, with Venetian windows, the
eastern wing apparently C15.
INTERIOR: C15 wing noted as having thick walls, with 3 upper
cruck frames visible in roof space, traces of a cambered
collar and some chamfered curved windbraces. Good late C18
dogleg staircase (not seen).
(Hale B: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1989-).

Listing NGR: ST5488945894

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