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71, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.208 / 51°12'28"N

Longitude: -2.6491 / 2°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 354752

OS Northings: 145620

OS Grid: ST547456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42NN

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1WDT

Plus Code: 9C3V6952+59

Entry Name: 71, High Street

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483414

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


662-1/7/134 (South side)
13/09/72 No.71


House, with offices under. Late C18, modified. Brick, rendered
and colourwashed. Clay pantiled Mansard roof between coped
gables, brick chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 4 bays. Late C19 shop front
across ground floor, having thin deep glazing bars, 3-light
display windows with rounded top corners flanking a central
part-glazed door. The deep fascia has a reeded cornice; the
shop-front returns in one similar bay to the left, in Queen
Street. First floor has plain sashes in reveals, on deep stone
sills, and with decorative scrolled balcony fronts. Bold
moulded stone coping to parapet returned to mansard end, with
large stack. Flat roofed dormer windows to bay 2 and 4.
Return along Queen Street has painted ashlar gable with
matching sash window at first floor level.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
These premises now integral with No.2 Queen Street (qv).

Listing NGR: ST5475245620

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

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