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Latitude: 51.2104 / 51°12'37"N
Longitude: -2.6474 / 2°38'50"W
OS Eastings: 354875
OS Northings: 145883
OS Grid: ST548458
Mapcode National: GBR MN.433C
Mapcode Global: VH89S.2V90
Entry Name: 8, Chamberlain Street
Listing Date: 12 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382919
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483322
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 CHAMBERLAIN STREET
662-1/7/49 (North side)
House in row. C15 and early C19. Rendered and colourwashed,
concrete tiled roof between coped gables, brick chimney
stacks. Early C19 front block, with C15 open hall range at
right angles to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, dentilled cornice with
secret gutter. Sash windows with mouldings to exposed sash
boxes, in plain openings, 12-pane to ground floor and 8-pane
to first floor. Entrance in bay 3, a 6-panel door with
rectangular cast-iron fanlight over, framed by a timber
architrave with pediment hood on console brackets. Rear range
with C15 roof structure.
INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having in rear range a
C15 roof featuring 2 trusses of 2-tiered crucks, purlins,
windbraces, cranked collar with cusped arch braces and
plank-like common rafters, all smoke blackened; one with
chamfered ogee profile to arch-braced tie beam and principal
rafters with morticed purlins, all surmounted by upper cruck;
intermediate truss with clasped purlins and mortices for
(Gilson RG: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1978-).
Listing NGR: ST5487545883
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