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Latitude: 51.212 / 51°12'43"N
Longitude: -2.6401 / 2°38'24"W
OS Eastings: 355385
OS Northings: 146064
OS Grid: ST553460
Mapcode National: GBR MN.3YRZ
Mapcode Global: VH89S.6S4Q
Entry Name: 30 and 32, St Thomas Street
Listing Date: 12 November 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383136
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483554
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5446 ST THOMAS STREET
662-1/6/277 (South side)
12/11/53 Nos.30 AND 32
Pair of houses in row, formerly 3 cottages. C18, with early
C19 front range. Rendered with false ashlar joints, Mansard
roof covered with double Roman clay tiles, brick chimney
stacks. Front range originally a row of 3 cottages, each with
one heated room and winder stair opposite stack; 2 outer cross
passages remain from original 3; to rear right is older bakery
range; C20 rear extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays almost symmetrical facade. Plinth,
3-light small pane casement windows with segmental-arched
openings to all but lower bay 3m, which has a former shop
window, a bow of 32 panes on shallow riser, with shallow
fascia, cornice and flat roof. Between bays 1 and 2 and bays 2
and 3 are C19 2-panel doors, also set in segmental-arched
openings. No.30 was originally a bakery, and traces of the
oven/bakehouse said to survive at the rear.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but noted by VAG as having early C19
joinery, fireplaces and stair inscribed W. Grist 1819.
A complete and little altered property with a notable example
of an early C19 shop window.
(Hale B: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1986-).
Listing NGR: ST5538546064
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