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80, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2082 / 51°12'29"N

Longitude: -2.6494 / 2°38'57"W

OS Eastings: 354734

OS Northings: 145646

OS Grid: ST547456

Mapcode National: GBR MN.42MH

Mapcode Global: VH89S.1W7N

Entry Name: 80, High Street

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483421

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
662-1/7/141 (North side)
No.80

GV II

House with shop. C18/early C19. Brick with stone dressings,
all colourwashed, hipped Welsh slate roof, brick chimney
stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays. Late C19 shop window
to ground floor, with central recessed doorway with fanlight,
thin mullions, rounded top corners; deep fascia with moulded
cornice. The shop front is returned to the left in 2 panes in
the same detail, and continues is same detail to No.78 (qv)
adjoining, right. At first floor are two 12-pane sash windows
in plain surrounds, with gauged brick flat arched heads and
slim keystone; 12-pane sash on return over shop window.
No.windows to attic. At each end are bold alternating
rusticated quoins, with a rough coved cornice, and blocking
course.
INTERIOR: the ground floor modified, but late C18 staircase
with hardwood handrail, turned newels and stick balusters
survives from ground floor to attic, some partitions and
doorcases survive at both levels. Later extension to rear.
Building has suffered slight settlement-shop front leans one
way and upper building the other.


Listing NGR: ST5473445646

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