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Quaperlake House, Bruton

Description: Quaperlake House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 261640

OS Grid Reference: ST6838134935
OS Grid Coordinates: 368381, 134935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1128, -2.4531

Location: A359, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0HB

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

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Listing Text

Quaperlake House

House, in row. C17 on earlier, with modifications. Local stone rubble (formerly rendered); diamond concrete slates to
main block, stone slates to remainder; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan: 2 storeys with attic, 4 bays with 3-bay
extension. 4-pane sash windows in plain openings with exposed timber lintels to ground floor; to right of bay 4 a C20
door in ovolo-mould frame under wide pedimented timber hood on ornate console brackets featuring acanthus leaves.
6-pane sashes to extension, two below and one centrally above, with open segmental arch with fanlight to right-hand bay
having tall boarded gates with access to a barton. Interior has a variety of features including panelled room of C18
having one 2-panel and one 6-panel door, also a Regency period room, with contemporary window shutters to both rooms;
traces of old windows in rear wall, and C17 attic with boarded doors and plank partitions. Rear wing possibly C17,
with collar tie roof trusses carrying plain clay tiles over stone base courses; converted to garages but retaining
several C17 oak frame 2-light windows, especially in West wall; curious brick and flint rusticated gateway on North
West corner.

Listing NGR: ST6838134935

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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