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8, Tucker Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wells, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2077 / 51°12'27"N

Longitude: -2.6529 / 2°39'10"W

OS Eastings: 354488

OS Northings: 145585

OS Grid: ST544455

Mapcode National: GBR MN.41QZ

Mapcode Global: VH89R.YXX2

Plus Code: 9C3V685W+3V

Entry Name: 8, Tucker Street

Listing Date: 31 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483604

Location: Wells, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Wells

Built-Up Area: Wells

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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662-1/5/347 (North side)


House in row. Early C17, modified late C20. Rendered rubble,
pantile roof.
PLAN: small 2-room cross-passage plan; ground floor opened to
one space, extensions to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 2-window range. 3-light ovolo-moulded
stone-mullioned windows with drip moulds. Ground-floor late
C19 shop window with central doorway. Coped verges, gable
INTERIOR: ground floor retains a fine dressed limestone
chamfered 4-centred arched fireplace in rubble walling to left
gable end, and much worn stone spiral staircase. The ceiling
in this half reported as having central chamfered beam
carrying early floor joists, all concealed by late C20
plastered ceiling; a pair of beams said to frame the cross
passage, but neither visible. Rear wall to the right mainly
removed, and upper wall carried on boxed steel joists. The
upper level restructured after fire damage, c1985.
An early survival of interest in this part of the city, the
small casement windows to the upper storey and the steep roof
pitch clearly indicating early provenance.
(Hale B: Vernacular Architecture Group Report: 1989-).

Listing NGR: ST5448845585

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