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Beaumont House and Attached Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2119 / 51°12'42"N

Longitude: -2.6466 / 2°38'47"W

OS Eastings: 354927

OS Northings: 146056

OS Grid: ST549460

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3WVM

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2SPT

Entry Name: Beaumont House and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483465

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
662-1/6/184 (West side)
12/11/53 No.17
Beaumont House and attached walls

GV II

House. C18. Doulting stone ashlar, Welsh slate double Mansard
roofs between Dutch curved gables, ashlar chimney stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 5 bays with flanking
single-bay extensions. Plinth, cornice, plain shallow parapet.
Plain sash windows with quintuple keystoned heads, to lower
central bay a 6-panel door, up 3 steps, set in a semicircular
arched recess with radially glazed fanlight, flanked by Doric
pilasters carrying an open pediment on console brackets. 3
segmental-roofed dormers with 6-pane sash windows.
Side extension set slightly lower, matching, but with
semicircular arched openings, to left a niche to ground floor
and plain sash window to first floor, on right a casement
window with lowered sill to ground floor and plain sash window
above.
South side elevation of 2 bays, with semicircular arched
12-pane sash upper left and plain sash to right, 12-pane sash
lower right and to left a 6-panel door, up 2 steps, under
rectangular fanlight, with timber pilaster doorcase and flat
hood.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: extending from the NE corner of house a
tall rendered stone wall with gateway featuring square piers
with moulded tops, contributing to the general street scene.

Listing NGR: ST5492746056

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

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