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The Blue Ball Public House, Bruton

Description: The Blue Ball Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261535

OS Grid Reference: ST6835234930
OS Grid Coordinates: 368352, 134930
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1128, -2.4535

Location: B3081, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0EP

Locality: Bruton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA10 0EP

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Listing Text


8/62 The Blue Ball Public House



Inn. Mid C18. Local stone rendered, with painted stone dressings; double Roman clay tile roof with plain gables; brick
chimney stacks. 2 storeys 5 bay facade to street. 12-pane sash windows doubled to both levels bays 2 and 3; blank upper
bay 1 with wrot iron bracket and hanging sign, pedimented doorway with Doric pilasters to bay 4, framing 4-panel door;
to bay 5 angled 2-storey bay windows, wider with double sash window at lower level. Matching elevators inside yard.
Interior has panelling and other C18 features. A rebuild of the former White Hart Inn, which existed before 1581, this
building dates from c1765-1770. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6835234930

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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