History in Structure

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

25, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2087 / 51°12'31"N

Longitude: -2.6463 / 2°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 354946

OS Northings: 145697

OS Grid: ST549456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.43CM

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WV9

Entry Name: 25, HIGH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483369

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Wells

Listing Text


WELLS

ST5445 HIGH STREET
662-1/7/100 (South side)
12/11/53 No.25

GV II

Includes: No.53 SOUTH STREET.
Shop with house over, formerly a public house, with warehouse
to rear. c1840. Doulting stone ashlar, hipped Welsh slate roof
behind tall parapet.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, single bay. C20 shop front with door in
deep recess to right, with incised flanking pilaster strips
and partly concealed cornice to very slim fascia. First floor
has a 16-pane sash window with simple architrave and moulded
flat hood on console brackets, second floor has a smaller
16-pane sash window in plain ashlar, all flanked by end
pilaster strips with incised line decoration, cornice and
plain parapet.
INTERIOR: ground floor modified to form shop. C19 toplit
staircase to house over having turned newels, stick balusters
and deal handrail (ground to first floor section removed).
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: No.53 South Street to rear, a C19
two-storey warehouse with King-post roof, slate covered, on
stone rubble and part rendered walls. Early C19 bonded cellars
below shop, house and warehouse with brick vaults and
remaining stone bins.


Listing NGR: ST5494645697

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

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.