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Number 43 with Front Boundary Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2126 / 51°12'45"N

Longitude: -2.6393 / 2°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 355438

OS Northings: 146126

OS Grid: ST554461

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3Z0K

Mapcode Global: VH89S.6SK9

Entry Name: Number 43 with Front Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483557

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 ST THOMAS STREET
662-1/6/280 (North side)
13/09/72 No.43
with front boundary walls and
railings

GV II

House in row. Early C18, remodelled late C18/early C19; much
reset late medieval fabric. Local stone coursed rubble, clay
pantiled roof with abutment to west and coped gable to east,
brick end chimney stacks, the east truncated and capped.
L-plan with rear right wing.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, 2 bays. Sash windows of 24
small panes to all but lower bay 1, which has a flat-roofed
angled bay window, remodelled mid C20, of 1+3+1 lights having
transoms and small-pane casements. Doorway placed centrally
between bays, 6-panel door up 4 steps in plain surround, the
steps having C19 cast-iron railings of loops over pointed bars
and capped intermediate rails, with later C20 copies on low
concrete kerbing as returns along front boundary, about 1m
from house. Roof has 3 rooflights set at a high level.
INTERIOR: VAG notes reset features including 4-centred arched
head to fireplace and to niche from possible former laver;
3-bay roof with tenoned in-line purlins, collars removed;
earlier rear wing with cranked collar.
(Hale B: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1991-).

Listing NGR: ST5543846126

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

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