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Harwood Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2122 / 51°12'43"N

Longitude: -2.6403 / 2°38'24"W

OS Eastings: 355372

OS Northings: 146082

OS Grid: ST553460

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3YQN

Mapcode Global: VH89S.6S1L

Plus Code: 9C3V6965+VV

Entry Name: Harwood Cottage

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383132

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483550

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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662-1/6/273 (North side)
Harwood Cottage


House in row. Late C16, modified C18 and later. Rendered and
colourwashed, triple-roll clay tiled roof, with plain gable to
west and abutment to east, no stack visible. Single
heated-room plan with cross-passage to left.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 2 bays irregular
fenestration. Ground floor has 16-pane sash window to centre,
and the first floor two 12-pane sashes, all in plain openings;
raking dormer with wide 4-light casement, with horizontal
bars, crossing line of main truss. Entrance left, with 6-panel
door on 4 stone steps. In west gable is a plain casement
window at attic level and a 4-pane sash window to the first
INTERIOR: the cross-passage, in stone, has a deep double
lintel to the rear wall. The ground floor has 2 deep-chamfered
C16 beams with half-pyramid stops; one of these is to the left
of the passage, the other centred to the main room, which has
a C19 fireplace on a projecting chimney breast, probably
concealing an earlier fireplace.
The straight wooden stair runs across the rear wall; at first
floor, on the left is a deep roof principal, with butt purlin.
The gable wall includes a cupboard door on angle hinges,
formerly a window or door opening, and the room to the right
has a floor of early wide boards.
The 2-bay roof has heavy principals to cambered collar and
chamfered butt purlins; there are mortices for former
wind-bracing. The building was formerly the East Wells Inn.

Listing NGR: ST5537246082

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