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20, South Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2068 / 51°12'24"N

Longitude: -2.6467 / 2°38'47"W

OS Eastings: 354921

OS Northings: 145491

OS Grid: ST549454

Mapcode National: GBR MN.4990

Mapcode Global: VH89S.2XPQ

Entry Name: 20, South Street

Listing Date: 9 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483578

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

ST5545 SOUTH STREET
662-1/5/239 (South side)
09/06/88 No.20

II

Former farmhouse (vacant and awaiting repair May 1990).
Probably early C18, reshaped C19 and C20. pebbledash rendering
on brick and stone rubble, clay pantiled Mansard roof between
ogee-curved coped gables, brick chimney stacks. 3-unit plan
with central stairhall.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, street elevation 2 wide bays.
to right of ground floor a small 3-light metal casement
window, and to left of first floor a 4-pane sash window with
exposed sash boxes, both in plain openings, to lower left a
6-panel door in timber architrave with flat timber hood.
Single flat-roofed dormer with 4-pane sash over first-floor
window. Rear south elevation of 3 bays, 4-pane sash windows to
outer bays both levels, with central first-floor window being
a 12-pane sash with radially glazed semicircular head, below a
6-panel door set in C20 rustic porch. Flat-roofed dormers with
4-pane sash windows over each bay.
INTERIOR: features 6-panel doors and panelled cupboard doors,
dog-leg open string stair with stick balusters, turned newel
and moulded handrail, roof structure apparently late C19, with
collared rafters and braces from the tie-beams to ridge piece.

Listing NGR: ST5492145491

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