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9, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.209 / 51°12'32"N

Longitude: -2.6461 / 2°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 354964

OS Northings: 145733

OS Grid: ST549457

Mapcode National: GBR MN.43FQ

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WZ1

Entry Name: 9, High Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483357

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 HIGH STREET
662-1/7/85 (South side)
13/09/72 No.9

GV II

House with shop, now shop with offices over. Mid C18. Ashlar
stone painted, hipped Welsh slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 bays of which bays 2 and 3 project.
Shallow plinth, band course with simple panels under
first-floor windows as well as sill band course-partly missing
bays 2 and 3-moulded cornice and parapets with decorative
panels, these last very worn. Ground floor has 4-panel door to
bay 1, with plain square fanlight, set in moulded architrave
with moulded flat hood on console brackets, bays 2 and 3 have
large C20 doorway to supermarket. First-floor windows are
12-pane sashes in moulded architraves with slightly pitched
hoods on console brackets, second-floor windows smaller
12-pane sashes in architraves, only bay 1 moulded, with small
console brackets under sills, no hoods.
INTERIOR: ground floor absorbed into supermarket, but
first-floor rooms retain some ceiling cornices despite new
partitioning, window shutters and under panels survive. Stairs
to second floor of C18 date, rooms on this floor slightly
modified, no features of note in attic.

Listing NGR: ST5496745728

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

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