Description: 5 and 7, High Street
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261551
OS Grid Reference: ST6832534900
OS Grid Coordinates: 368325, 134900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1125, -2.4539
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ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)
8/78 Nos 5 and 7
Houses, now shops in row. Probably C18. Local stone pebbledash rendered and colourwashed; concrete double Roman tiles
with plain gable. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central 6-panel door, framed by attaced Doric columns, entablature and pediment;
early C20 shop fronts to either side each having recessed central doorways, simple fascias; above, early C20 triple
sash window to match in bay 3 with horizontal sliding centre light; wrot iron bracket for hanging sign between bays 1
and 2. Interiors not seen. No 5 was the George Inn until late C18, first mentioned in 1577; said to have good stairs
inside. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).
Listing NGR: ST6833034903
Source: English Heritage
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