Vicars' Close, Wells

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Viktorija Valenta
published on 11 April 2022

Vicars' Close, in Wells, Somerset, England, is claimed to be the oldest residential street with original buildings surviving intact in Europe from the mid-14th century.

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About the Author

Viktorija Valenta
Victoria holds a MA degree in Art History. She is an avid observer of the society, its past and development of the philosophical thought. Fan of Socrates! Native speaker of Croatian language, based in England.

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Valenta, V. (2022, April 11). Vicars' Close, Wells. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Valenta, Viktorija. "Vicars' Close, Wells." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 11, 2022.

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Valenta, Viktorija. "Vicars' Close, Wells." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Apr 2022. Web. 05 Feb 2023.