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8, Chamberlain Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483322

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
662-1/7/49 (North side)
12/11/53 No.8

GV II

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
windbracing.
(Gilson RG: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1978-).


Listing NGR: ST5487545883

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