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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
Entry Name: Tor Hill Cottage
Listing Date: 13 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383181
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483599
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5545 TOR HILL
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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