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Description: 91, High Street
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261574
OS Grid Reference: ST6799334678
OS Grid Coordinates: 367993, 134678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1105, -2.4586
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ST63SE BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)
5/101 No 91
Cottage, end of row. C17 origins. Local stone pebbledash rendered, ashlar plinth; double Roman clay tile roof, plain
gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Bay 1 has a C20 3-light casement below, and above timber
ovolo-mould frame adapted to a 2-light casement; to bay 2 a C20 part-glazed door in heavy frame with wood architrave,
above a small 2-light casement; 9-pane sash windows to both levels bays 3 and 4. To rear, projecting outbuilding with
C17 boarded door, set on skew. Interior not seen, but reported is an arch braced truss, also a ceiling beam with
run-out stops to a hollow chamfer - other remnants suspected. This house belonged to Hugh Sexey, founder of the Sexey's
Hospital (qv) and then his widow in the early C17, and may have been his residence. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood,
Abbey Press, Sherborne, l972; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).
Listing NGR: ST6799334678
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