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1, High Street, Bruton

Description: 1, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261548

OS Grid Reference: ST6834334914
OS Grid Coordinates: 368343, 134914
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1126, -2.4536

Location: High Street, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0AB

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

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Listing Text


8/75 No 1



House with shop in row. C18. Doulting stone ashlar; stone slate Mansard roof with plain gables behind parapet; brick
end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attics, 3 bays. Low plinth, cornice, plain low parapet: central 6-panel door with
radially glazed fanlight, with stone surround of attached Doric columns supporting an open pediment; to bay 1 C18
shopfront with two 20-pane bow windows flanking matching part-glazed door with fanlight over, under simple wood
signboard; to lower bay 3 a composite sash window of 8-12-8 panes under exposed timber lintel; to first floor 3
architraved surrounds to plain sash windows; in roof 3 small raked dormers with 2-light casement windows; lead
rainwater stackheads to either side. Interior not seen. Formerly part of White Hart Inn, of Cl6 origins, front
destroyed by a C18 fire; was an ironmongers in 1798 which it still is (October 1983). (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood,
Abbey Press, Sherborne, l972).

Listing NGR: ST6834334914

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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