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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483376
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 HIGH STREET
662-1/7/107 (South side)
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
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