Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261523
OS Grid Reference: ST7005235646
OS Grid Coordinates: 370052, 135646
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1193, -2.4292
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ST73NW BRUTON CP BREWHAM ROAD (South side)
Farmhouse. C18. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; hipped stone slate roofs; former brick chimney stacks
now sealed off. 2 storeys with attic, East elevation 4 bays with single storey extension to North. Plinth; plain beaded
surrounds to casement windows; plain glazed door with fanlight to bay 2; 2 windows to first floor, and single pitched
roof dormer window above. South elevation, alongside railway, of 3 bays; slightly proud quoins, cruciform casement
windows bays 1 and 2, with blocked keystoned doorway bay-3; plain windows above. Interior not seen. Formerly the
farmhouse of Sheephouse Farm, it may occupy the site of "the House of the Sheepfold" mentioned in 1417, and may
incorporate earlier fragments. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).
Listing NGR: ST7005235646
Source: English Heritage
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