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37, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2085 / 51°12'30"N

Longitude: -2.6471 / 2°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 354893

OS Northings: 145671

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.4367

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WGG

Entry Name: 37, High Street

Listing Date: 14 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483378

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
662-1/7/109 (South side)
14/08/72 No.37

GV II

House with shop. c1820-40. Ashlar facade, red brick sides,
roof not visible form ground, brick chimney stack.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2 bays. Panelled end pilasters, band
course between upper floors, moulded cornice, simple parapet
with raised centre panel. Plain later C20 to ground floor,
with doorway to left, in stone surround with deep fascia under
slim moulding/sill band. Upper floors have sash windows in
plain openings, 15-pane to first floor and 9-pane to second
floor. Additional sash windows in brick wall return to Guard
House Lane.
INTERIOR: ground floor inside modified for shop. Flat above
not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: this was formerly St Christopher's Inn, later
the Somerset Inn; the property ownership extended along Guard
House Lane to South Street at the rear, and included formerly
a stables yard. See also 1/2, South Street (Somerset Cottages)
(qv).

Listing NGR: ST5489345671

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

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