Description: 2, High Street
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261575
OS Grid Reference: ST6835334890
OS Grid Coordinates: 368353, 134890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1124, -2.4535
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ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (South side)
8/102 No 2
Town House in row. C18. Local stone rendered and colourwashed, with painted stone dressings and red brick facings;
Welsh slate roof hipped at East end. 3 storeys, 3 bay symmetrical facade of which centre bay projects slightly. Three
C19 shopfronts to ground floor; that to bay 2 has 2 semi-circular arched lights on either side of a pair of glazed
doors with arched fanlights framed by half-round Doric pilasters, with matching outer flat pilasters, supporting
entablature fascia with open pediment over doorway; above this a brick panel with stone quoins having a Venitian window
to first floor, with 8 and 15-pane sashes and traceried central head flanked by fluted Ionic columns, and above again
two 6-pane sashes in double keystoned architraved surrounds; this bay crowned with dentilled cornice and pediment: bays
1 and 3 have C19 shopfronts of two 9-pane windows flanking glazed doors with fanlights, with slim wood pilasters
supporting coved fascia; above are a 12-pane and a 6-pane sash window in double-keystoned architraves, under dentilled
cornice but no parapet. Facade reminiscent of style of Nathaniel Ireson. Was a saddler's in the late C19, also the Post
Office: derelict for nearly 20 years the interior was rebuilt and the facade restored in the late 1970's.
Listing NGR: ST6835434888
Source: English Heritage
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