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Latitude: 51.2085 / 51°12'30"N
Longitude: -2.6478 / 2°38'52"W
OS Eastings: 354844
OS Northings: 145674
OS Grid: ST548456
Mapcode National: GBR MN.430R
Mapcode Global: VH89S.2W2G
Entry Name: 46, High Street
Listing Date: 13 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382983
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483386
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 HIGH STREET
662-1/7/118 (North side)
House over shop, now cafe. c1910. Faience tiled, double Roman
clay tile roof, brick chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics in twin gables, 2 bays. Shop
front mostly original, set under very wide elliptical arch,
with full-width fanlight having leaded rectangular panes, with
some bullion glass, in bronzed frames, central oak glazed
door; to the right a part glazed door to the upper floors. To
first floor a pair of curved 4-light-with-transom leaded oriel
windows each on a single scroll bracket, with cornices under
flat roofs, small leaded single-light windows to gables,
ornamental gutter boxes and downpipes to either side. Wrought
iron bracket and hanging sign between oriel windows. The
gables with faience copings to moulded edge.
INTERIOR: ground floor consistent with early C20 date, first
floor and attics not inspected.
Listed as good and relatively unaltered example in genre,
sympathetic to and continuing the historic interest of the
street. Included as a fine example of an early C20 commercial
property with Art Nouveau influences.
Listing NGR: ST5484445674
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