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Monksmead, Bruton

Description: Monksmead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261543

OS Grid Reference: ST6984833891
OS Grid Coordinates: 369848, 133891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1035, -2.4320

Location: B3081, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NG

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

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Listing Text

5/70 Monksmead
(formerly listed as The Hollies)


Lodge. C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, with Doulting stone dressings;
hipped stone slate roof; brick chimney stacks.
"U"-plan, 2 storeys with single storey projecting wings over basements
and single bay between. Outer wings have plinths, pilasters and eaves
courses in stone, with a pair of large crucuiform casement windows with
leaded lights in plain ashlar surrounds; between these wings a C20
porch with plain clay tile roof and plain door; above an hexagonal
window surround to a small 2-light casement. Matching windows to sides
with dormers above; to rear C20 addition.
Unusual type not explained - an inn, "The Bear" existed in 1749 ceased
by 1798, but was probably on site of property opposite (not listed);
it might be an estate building of Redlynch (qv), and as such a design
by Nathaniel Ireson.

Listing NGR: ST6984833891

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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