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Stockwell House, Bruton

Description: Stockwell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261554

OS Grid Reference: ST6830334886
OS Grid Coordinates: 368303, 134886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1124, -2.4542

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


8/81 No 13
(Stockwell House)



House, now art gallery in row. Late C19. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; high pitch stone slate roof
with plain gables, tall red brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Curved end bay windows to bays 1
and 3, set on ashlar plinths, fin-de-siecle character, flanking wide doorway with flat Doric pilasters supporting
timber entablature and shell door hood on brackets; stone string over, curved round hood; above, central 12-pane sash
window flanked by angled double-sash bay windows probably earlier C19; in roof 4 small pitched roof dormers with
casement windows: wrot iron bracket for hanging sign on right of building. Interior not seen. Cellars said to be of
medieval date. Formerly the Kings Arms Inn, by 1850 the property was 2 shops, and about 1890 it was converted into a
house for Dr Stockwell. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6830334886

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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