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Tor Hill Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2069 / 51°12'24"N

Longitude: -2.6333 / 2°37'59"W

OS Eastings: 355854

OS Northings: 145490

OS Grid: ST558454

Mapcode National: GBR MP.46MY

Mapcode Global: VH89S.9XQN

Plus Code: 9C3V6948+QM

Entry Name: Tor Hill Cottage

Listing Date: 13 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483599

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Tagged with: Cottage

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662-1/5/317 (East side)
13/09/72 Tor Hill Cottage


Former toll house. Soon after 1764, built by the Wells Trust,
modified early C20. local stone rubble, clay pantiled roof
with plain gables to main block but coped gables to south-east
crossing, stone chimney stacks with brick tops.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays of which bay 3 is the crosswing
gable. Horizontal-bar casement windows of 2-lights to bays 1,
2 and upper bay 3, and a 4-pane sash window to lower bay 3,
the lower casements under segmental arched heads and the sash
having a timber lintel. Plain boarded door in leanto porch
against the west face of the crosswing. Blocked archway,
presumably for a window, to right of bay 1, where the window
appears to be in a former doorway.
Single-storey leanto against north- west gable, with blocked
doorway on front elevation. South-east elevation has a single
9 pane sash window to ground floor.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The original toll house was built on this site "soon after an
Act of 1764"

Listing NGR: ST5585445490

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