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Boundary Walls to Number 3 and to Lantern House (Lantern House Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2117 / 51°12'41"N

Longitude: -2.6455 / 2°38'43"W

OS Eastings: 355008

OS Northings: 146025

OS Grid: ST550460

Mapcode National: GBR MN.3X62

Mapcode Global: VH89S.3T90

Plus Code: 9C3V6963+MR

Entry Name: Boundary Walls to Number 3 and to Lantern House (Lantern House Not Included)

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383165

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483583

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Wall

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662-1/6/300 (North side)
Boundary walls to No.3 and to
Lantern House (Lantern House not


Boundary walls to front of Lantern House (not included) and
Polydor House (qv). C18 and C19. Rubble, with ashlar
dressings. Opposite Lantern House the wall is approx 3m high,
without coping, with central plank door to segmental head in
flush stone haunched voussoirs. At the right-hand end are 2
tall square C20 stone piers with pyramidal cappings on plain
bands, and containing plank gates.
The wall continues to the right, over a plank door to concrete
lintel, then pair of lofty piers, part ashlar to the left, and
including early stonework to the right, rebuilt in the upper
part; these contain a pair of plank gates.
The wall continues with an early saddle-back coping with
roll-top, mainly at approx 1.8m height, but dropping to approx
1.5m in the central section, swept at the levels changes.
Opposite the main entrance door to Polydor House is a pair of
square ashlar piers with flat pyramidal cappings.
A section of wall returns to the front of the house to the
left of the doorway, and also returns at the left-hand end to
the E boundary of the site. This boundary, with other walling
in the street, is important as part of the townscape in The
Liberty, but also incorporates fabric of historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST5500846025

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