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23, Chamberlain Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2096 / 51°12'34"N

Longitude: -2.649 / 2°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 354761

OS Northings: 145798

OS Grid: ST547457

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42P6

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1VFL

Entry Name: 23, Chamberlain Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Last Amended: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483334

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
662-1/7/61 (South side)
12/11/53 No.23
(Formerly Listed as:
CHAMBERLAIN STREET
(South side)
Nos.21 AND 23)

GV II

House in row, now converted into flats. Late C18 or early C19,
but with possibly earlier work to rear. Rendered and
colourwashed, with stone dressings, rubble to wings, triple
roll clay tiles with coped gable to west, brick chimney stack.
A double depth front block with 2 gabled rear wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plinth, plain pilaster at ends,
cornice, plain parapet. Lower bay 4 has a canted bay window
with plain sashes under lead bell-hip roof, otherwise there
are plain late C20 plastic sash windows in plain openings.
Entrance in bay 3, with 6-panel door with rectangular
fanlight, with doorcase having Doric pilasters, shallow
entablature and moulded flat hood. There is a considerable
amount (c 1m) of plain walling above the first-floor windows.
The rear wings have steep pitched roofs, and late C20
replacement windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
This property, built or refaced at the same time as No.21 (qv)
adjoining, has unfortunately lost all the original glazing-bar
sashes.


Listing NGR: ST5476145798

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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