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Latitude: 51.2106 / 51°12'38"N
Longitude: -2.6407 / 2°38'26"W
OS Eastings: 355338
OS Northings: 145906
OS Grid: ST553459
Mapcode National: GBR MN.3YMB
Mapcode Global: VH89S.5TTT
Entry Name: Black Dog
Listing Date: 31 May 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383183
English Heritage Legacy ID: 483601
Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5
Civil Parish: Wells
Built-Up Area: Wells
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST5445 TOR STREET
662-1/5/319 (East side)
House in row. Late C16 origins with C19 facade. Local stone
rubble, roughly coursed clay pantiled roof with coped gable to
south, abutment to north, brick chimney stack. Originally a
3-unit cross-passage plan with stack backing onto passage and
services integrated into adjoining property; small wing to
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4 bays, varied fenestration. Lower bay 2
has a 16-pane sash window under a timber lintel, the remaining
windows mostly plain casements with single horizontal glazing
bar, of 3 lights to upper bay 2 and both levels bay 4, and
2-light upper bay 1, the windows to bay 3 both cross-glazed
casements. To lower bay 1 a chamfered 4-centre archway with
shaped C19 six-panel door, footscraper to right.
INTERIOR: single depth, 2 rooms, with some later subdivision.
The ground floor has some stone flagged flooring, and large
chamfered and stopped beams, and at first floor are 3 collar
trusses with chamfered and tenoned in-line purlins and pegged
through principals. One upper room has a small stone fireplace
with ovolo-mould surround, and 6-panel early door. Staircase
is a transverse C20 flight.
The property was once owned by the Dean and Chapter, and
records are said to date from 1558. The name presupposes a
(Hale B: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1986-).
Listing NGR: ST5534045908
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