History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

11, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.209 / 51°12'32"N

Longitude: -2.6462 / 2°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 354958

OS Northings: 145730

OS Grid: ST549457

Mapcode National: GBR MN.43DM

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WY1

Plus Code: 9C3V6953+HG

Entry Name: 11, High Street

Listing Date: 16 January 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483359

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in



662-1/7/87 (South side)
16/01/73 No.11


House now office over shop, formerly the Catherine Wheel Inn.
C16 or C17, but substantially restructured mid C20; reputed to
incorporate fragments of building from 1414. Brick pilasters,
rendered and colourwashed panels, Welsh slate roof between
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2 bays. Ground floor has plain 3-unit
display window and shallow fascia over, first floor has traces
of mouldings on sill beam to jetty, second floor plain, to
both floors are 3-light timber casement windows with
rectangular leaded lights, simple parapet.
INTERIOR: there are some chamfered beams at first floor-level
otherwise it is totally rebuilt. Substantially restructured,
but significant for its early origins and townscape value in
the medieval town.

Listing NGR: ST5496045724

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.