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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
Entry Name: Boundary Walls to Number 3 and to Lantern House (Lantern House Not Included)
Listing Date: 31 May 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383165
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483583
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5446 THE LIBERTY
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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