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35, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2085 / 51°12'30"N

Longitude: -2.6469 / 2°38'48"W

OS Eastings: 354908

OS Northings: 145674

OS Grid: ST549456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.437B

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WKG

Entry Name: 35, High Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483376

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
662-1/7/107 (South side)
12/11/53 No.35

GV II

House with shop, now shop with flats over. Late C18 facade to
building with C16 fragments. Rendered and colourwashed, clay
pantiled gabled roof behind parapet, brick chimney stack.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2 wide bays. Later C20 shop front to
ground floor, with double doors in deep recess off-centre to
right, plain rendered fascia and surround. At first floor
level are two large composite sash windows in moulded eared
architraves, having 5+15 +5 panes, the centre units have
semicircular heads and some radial bars in top tier. At second
floor level are 5 plain sash windows in plain surrounds, with
a shallow cornice and parapet over. Lead stackhead and
downpipe to left hand side.
The return west elevation to Guard House Lane has a plinth and
is plain rendered. At first floor level are two very small
lancets, with a simple casement between, and there are a plain
sash window and a casement on the second floor. The rear wall
is rendered, with steel sash, and with 5 small gables; C20
addition to the rear.
INTERIOR: the ground floor cleared for shop, no historic
features remain. The upper floors only partly accessible; at
the rear, from a side entry, is an C18 dog-leg staircase with
turned balusters, rectangular newels, moulded handrail, and
solid string. The rear wall at first floor includes a
4-centred stone arch with chamfer, to a recess, and the
ceiling has 4 painted roundels including 'W 1885'.

Listing NGR: ST5490845674

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

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