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St Thomas's Terrace and Front Boundary Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2136 / 51°12'49"N

Longitude: -2.6371 / 2°38'13"W

OS Eastings: 355598

OS Northings: 146241

OS Grid: ST555462

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3ZNV

Mapcode Global: VH89S.7RRH

Plus Code: 9C3V6977+F5

Entry Name: St Thomas's Terrace and Front Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483574

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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662-1/6/296 (North side)
31/08/88 St Thomas's Terrace, Nos 1-7
(consecutive) and front boundary


Includes: No.1 NORTH ROAD.
Row of cottages. c1860, by SS Teulon, for the Revd George
Blissett. Local squared rubble stonework with red brick and
Doulting stone dressings, Welsh slate roof with mostly plain
gables, ornamental brick chimney stacks.
STYLE: in a polychromatic Gothic Revival.
EXTERIOR: single storeys with attics, each house of 2 bays.
General arrangement is two large slightly projecting gables
forming Nos 1 and 7, these coped with finials and with pierced
circular stone vents; bays 2 and 3 and bays 4 and 6 have small
outer gables and larger shared central gables to paired
doorways; No.4 spoils the symmetry with a right-hand door and
a raked gable over its upper bay 2 window; the door to No.1 is
on the right hand bay, but to no 7 is on the north end gable.
Windows have plain chamfered surrounds, with transoms and
small-pane casements variously 1, 2 and 3-lights, with brick
relieving arches over, entrances have vertically boarded doors
with strap hinges and chamfered openings with low
pointed-arched fanlight under brick relieving arches.
Chimneys have offset bases, cross ridge, with bands, pilaster
strips and stepped caps. To rear are projecting gabled wings
with brick chimney stacks. C20 additions. No.7 also known as
No.1 North Road.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: extending from NE and SE corners of the
terrace a 1m high random stone wall with vertical soldier
stone cappings, which encloses the drive/gardens east of the
site, and which contributes to the setting of the building and
the streetscape generally.
The terrace is part of a group of buildings paid for by the
Revd Blissett, which included the Church of St Thomas (qv) and
the former Vicarage (now the Old Vicarage and East Vicarage

Listing NGR: ST5559846241

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