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42, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2086 / 51°12'30"N

Longitude: -2.6476 / 2°38'51"W

OS Eastings: 354856

OS Northings: 145685

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.431T

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2W5C

Plus Code: 9C3V6952+CX

Entry Name: 42, High Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382980

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483383

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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662-1/7/114 (North side)
13/09/72 No.42


House with shop, now shop and offices. Early C19 front to
possibly C18 core. Brick with stone dressings, colourwashed,
double Roman clay tiled roof between coped gables, brick
chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2 bays. Later C20 shop front across whole
of ground floor, with multiple display window, deep fascia,
having two doorways in deep recess to right, above, sash
windows in plain openings having gauged brick flat arch heads
with keystones, 16-pane to first floor and 12-pane to second,
moulded cornice and tall plain parapet with simple coping.
INTERIOR: the ground floor totally modified, but some earlier
features above, including a 3-light casement window to rear
first floor, probably C18, mid-C19 staircase from first to
second floor, some C18 panelling and a window seat, and a C19
cast-iron fireplace to a front office on the second floor.
Roof not accessible.

Listing NGR: ST5485645685

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