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1, St Andrew Street

A Grade I Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.211 / 51°12'39"N

Longitude: -2.6432 / 2°38'35"W

OS Eastings: 355169

OS Northings: 145949

OS Grid: ST551459

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3XX7

Mapcode Global: VH89S.4TJJ

Entry Name: 1, St Andrew Street

Listing Date: 12 November 1953

Last Amended: 31 May 2000

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483520

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 ST ANDREW STREET
662-1/7/242 (North side)
12/11/53 No.1
(Formerly Listed as:
VICAR'S CLOSE
(East side)
Nos.1-13 (Consecutive))

GV I

House at end of row, formerly part of No.1, Vicars' Close
(qv). C14 and C15, some later additions. Rubble or coursed and
squared rubble, Doulting ashlar dressings, pantile roofs. The
street front has a central gable, flanked by wings set flush;
that to the left has a parapet, and is shorter than the right
wing, which has a plain eaves roof and return gable end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, windows mainly double-chamfer
stone-mullioned casements with stopped drip courses. The
central gable has a fine canted oriel with crenellated parapet
under a swept cresting with fleur-de-lys, flanked by small
slit openings, and to the left is a small cusped light. At the
ground floor is a 2-light casement, and a C19 door in a
4-centred opening, with stopped drip.
Each wing has a 2-light casement at each floor, and the right
wing has a small stair light immediately to the right of the
main gable. The main gable has a raised coping, which
continues as a parapet to the left, and an octagonal chimney
shaft with crenellated capping.
The return gable to the right is also coped, above plain
rubble walling but with central flush brick flues, cut back
below the ridge.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but likely to retain early structure
and detail, as the house was originally part of No.1, Vicars'
Close, which has a blocked doorway to the party wall at ground
floor level.
Part of an outstanding planned terrace group of the medieval
period.


Listing NGR: ST5516745948

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

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