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41, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2084 / 51°12'30"N

Longitude: -2.6473 / 2°38'50"W

OS Eastings: 354880

OS Northings: 145666

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.4342

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2WCH

Entry Name: 41, High Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483382

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
662-1/7/113 (South side)
13/09/72 No.41

GV II

Shop. Late C18. Doulting ashlar stonework, roof not visible
behind parapet.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated pilasters, heavily
moulded cornice, plain parapet. Adapted 1930s shop front
across ground floor, with pairs of double doors in recess to
right, very deep fascia. First floor has sash windows in plain
openings, 16-panes to bays 1 and 3, and a composite of 4+12+4
to centre bay. At second floor level the outer bays have
semicircular recessed panels, into which are set 20-pane sash
windows (that to bay 1 modified at top), with moulded sills
and further recessed panels, into which are set 20-pane sash
windows (that to bay 1 modified at top), with moulded sills
and further recess panels under windows. The centre bay has an
oriel window on an ogee corbelled stone base, of 4+12+4 pane
sash units, with reeded decorative frieze under cornice of
flat roof.
INTERIOR: all floors modified, although the shop retains the
1930s panelled ceiling which was the Woolworth house style. It
was reported that the attic may be of interest, but it is not
accessible. A fine late C18 commercial facade.


Listing NGR: ST5488045666

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