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52, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2084 / 51°12'30"N

Longitude: -2.648 / 2°38'52"W

OS Eastings: 354831

OS Northings: 145666

OS Grid: ST548456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42Y9

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1WZH

Entry Name: 52, High Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483388

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
662-1/7/122 (North side)
13/09/72 No.52

GV II

House with shop, now offices with shop under. c1800. Brick
with stone dressings, all colourwashed, roof not visible.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2 bays. Mid C20 shop front to ground
floor, with deep angled fascia, two doors in deep splayed
recesses on left, first floor has 2-light casement windows
with full-width toplight, second floor has 12-pane sash
windows, all set under 5-voussoir flat arches. Coping to wall
appears to be a former cornice to a higher parapet. Bracket
for hanging sign between second-floor windows.
Rear elevation has one 12-pane sash. The throughway is stone
paved, with a stone gutter.
INTERIOR: modified at ground-floor level, with stairs
relocated, a cast-iron column to a cross-beam retained. In
front first-floor room a ceiling cornice and a C19 fireplace,
stairs to second-floor retains some C19 balustrading, and some
second floor doors of c1800 pattern.

Listing NGR: ST5483145666

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

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