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Box Bush Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2102 / 51°12'36"N

Longitude: -2.6468 / 2°38'48"W

OS Eastings: 354912

OS Northings: 145859

OS Grid: ST549458

Mapcode National: GBR MN.436Q

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2VL5

Plus Code: 9C3V6963+37

Entry Name: Box Bush Cottage

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483515

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Cottage

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662-1/7/234 (West side)
Box Bush Cottage


House attached to rear and formerly part of No.25 (qv). Rubble
and pantile. Some C17 internal fabric, refronted late C18 or
early C19, substantially restored late C20. 2-room
single-depth plan with central staircase, and symmetrical
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows with two 12-pane
replacement sashes flanking a blind opening above a flat
canted bay and 16-pane sash with central C19 part-glazed door.
INTERIOR: the ground floor retains 3 rough deep-chamfered
beams, and the room to the left has a deep niche, possibly a
former window opening; the renewed winder staircase includes a
part-glazed screen removed from a chapel in Union Street.
At the head of the stair is an C18 fielded 3-panel door. The
first floor has small bressumer fireplace, with segmental head
and stopped ends, and further rough beams. The upper winder
stair is of the early fabric, and the 3-bay roof has heavy
tie-beams with late C20 steel props, and one purlin.

Listing NGR: ST5491245859

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