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The Old Brewery House, Bruton

Description: The Old Brewery House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261596

OS Grid Reference: ST6808634720
OS Grid Coordinates: 368086, 134720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1109, -2.4573

Location: High Street, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0AJ

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

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Listing Text


8/122 No 72
(The Old Brewery House)


House in row. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; stone slate roof between coped gables;
brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Plinth; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under labels to
outer bays; to bay 2 wide cambered arched opening with late C19 door and sidelights infill; above the scolded base of
an angled oriel window, now serving as balcony to a 24-pane sash window, with wrought iron balustrade and ornamental
lead capping; two C19 dormer windows in roof. Inside not inspected, but reported is 4-bay collar bear truss roof frame;
stud and panel screens with bead moulding each side of entrance lobby; fireplaces with depressed 4-centre arches,
moulded; East room has complete early C17 panelling complete with wooden cornice. Belongs to Sexey's Hospital; first
mentioned in 1630; was maltsters' house in C18, and by C18 rear converted to silk mill; converted back to brewery
1853, brewery buildings demolished c1930. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1975; Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood,
Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6808634716

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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