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The Sun Inn, Bruton

Description: The Sun Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261562

OS Grid Reference: ST6822934835
OS Grid Coordinates: 368229, 134835
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1119, -2.4552

Location: High Street, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0AH

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

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Listing Text


8/89 No 33
(The Sun Inn)


Inn in row. C18 origins. Apparently refronted in early C20. Local stone rendered and colourwashed, with ashlar
dressings; clay double Roman tiles with abutment, and cantilevered gable to East; brick chimney stacks, 2 storeys, 3
bays. Paired margined sash windows; between bays 2 and 3 stone surround to former coach gate, now reduced in height and
width, having flat Doric pilasters on bases, with part entablature, plain fascia and moulded projecting hood; left of
upper bay 1 window wrot iron bracket and hanging sign. A smaller inn of this name is recorded by 1793, and had an
underground skittle alley: the annual Court Leet for Sir Hugh Hoare, Lord of the Manor, used to be held here. (Couzens
P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6822934835

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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