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Haversham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2122 / 51°12'44"N

Longitude: -2.6461 / 2°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 354966

OS Northings: 146091

OS Grid: ST549460

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3X0P

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2SZK

Entry Name: Haversham House

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483462

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

ST5446 NEW STREET
662-1/6/180 (East side)
12/11/53 No.12
Haversham House

GV II

House in row. Late C18, but incorporating substantial C15 and
especially late C16 remains. Rendered and colourwashed over
rubble, with painted ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof
between abutments, stone chimney stack.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, cornice, plain parapets,
outer windows are shallow canted full-height bays, with
composite sash windows of 8+12+8 panes, the windows to upper
bay 2 a 12-pane sash. Central doorway with 5-panel door under
3-pane rectangular-fanlight set in stone surround of doric
pilasters, full entablature and pediments, footscraper to
right.
INTERIOR: includes to the rear an exposed stone wall with C16
fireplace with wide 4-centred arch, and a 3-light casement
with C15 moulded stone mullions, possibly imported; there are
2 deep ceiling beams to chamfered stops. To the left of the
fireplace is a small square salt cupboard. A rear passage has
a 2-light casement and an external 3-plank ledged door.
At the first floor is a further fireplace with 4-centred arch,
and, to its left a blocked 3-light casement with flush
chamfered mullions, and at the second floor an early 2-light
casement. The roof part inspected, includes butt purlins. The
basement has 2 moulded beams.


Listing NGR: ST5496646091

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