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41, High Street, Bruton

Description: 41, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261566

OS Grid Reference: ST6818834805
OS Grid Coordinates: 368188, 134805
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1117, -2.4558

Location: High Street, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0AW

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

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Listing Text


8/93 No 41


House with shop in row. C17 or earlier. Local stone pebbledash rendered, ashlar plinth; Welsh slate roof with plain
gable to West; brick end and intermediate chimney stacks, with stone stack to rear. 2 storeys, 2 bays, of which bay 2
projects slightly. Bay 1 has 16-pane sash window below and 12-pane sash above; bay 2 has Regency style shopfront with
slim reeded timber pilasters, thin fascia and moulded hood, with later 24-pane shop window; to left 6-panel door with
plain fanlight in slight recess, and above pair 12-pane sash windows. To rear two projecting gables; the more Easterly
having a stone slate roof, the other is half hipped with plain clay tiles over stone slate base course. Inside a
miscellany of C17 and C18 features, some of which may be relocations; probably original are a first floor fireplace
with 900 mm deep stone lintel with flat, hollow chamfer and roll-mould arch; several C18 doors and partitions; and
parts of a C17 roof frame on East side at right angles to street, street bay now altered - collar and tie beam roof
truss with carpenter's mark and "W1696" in scribed on one member, and one crossbeam has two patterns of painted
decoration on the underside: recent alterations exposed the pencilled date 1820 several times in the West section.

Listing NGR: ST6818834805

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Source: English Heritage

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