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43, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2083 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -2.6473 / 2°38'50"W

OS Eastings: 354875

OS Northings: 145653

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.4343

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2W9L

Plus Code: 9C3V6953+83

Entry Name: 43, High Street

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483384

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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662-1/7/115 (South side)


House with shop. Possibly some C17 fabric, earlier C20 facade.
Render over timber-frame with false ashlar joints scribed on,
possibly on timber-framing, colourwashed, hipped double Roman
clay tiled roof with ridge at right angles to road, behind
parapet. Right-angle plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2 bays. 1960s shop front to ground floor,
with mosaic pilaster, deep fascia, central doorway, above, two
4-pane sash windows in plain surrounds, between which projects
a mid C20 electric clock. Long rear wing includes one early
C19 16-pane sash; roof to wing rebuilt.
INTERIOR: the ground floor altered to form shop. The upper
floor has low ceilings, and there are some plank ledged doors.
The feet only are exposed of what could be collar trusses, the
centre with wall posts each end, that to the W side with
jowelled head. On the landing, one crossbeam has chamfers
without runout.

Listing NGR: ST5487545653

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