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The Memorial Hall, King's School, Bruton

Description: The Memorial Hall, King's School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261626

OS Grid Reference: ST6829534611
OS Grid Coordinates: 368295, 134611
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1099, -2.4543

Location: A359, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0ED

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

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Listing Text

BRUTON CP PLOX (South East side)
The Memorial Hall, King's School


School Hall. 1919-24. By A J Pictor FRIBA of Bath and Bruton. Local stone cut and squared, with Doulting stone
dressings; Westmorland slates between gables, each of which is crowned with an openwork finial. "U"-plan of which the
South East wing is 2 storeys; hall of 7 bays, projecting wings of 4 bays, with further projection Southwards to South
East wing; single storey flat roofed corridor between wings. In a C16 Gothic style. North East facade has small 2-light
windows to corridor, with central projecting porch having 4-centre moulded archway in a flat headed recess, with carved
spandrils, plaque over, and raked parapet; to remainder of building there are offset buttresses between bays, none on
corners; 3-light pointed arched traceried windows to hall, 2-storey angled bays with 4-light transomed windows to East
end of projections; elsewhere the Gothic detail consistent and well handled; hall has good timberwork roof, and
generally a good example of the genre; the whole said to be modelled on Wadham College, Oxford, with which the school
has links.

Listing NGR: ST6829534611

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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