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The Houndstone, Brympton

Description: The Houndstone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263503

OS Grid Reference: ST5283317428
OS Grid Coordinates: 352833, 117428
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9543, -2.6729

Location: Thorne Lane, Brympton, Somerset BA22 8RN

Locality: Brympton
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8RN

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Listing Text

3/48 The Houndstone
- II
Boundary stone. Possibly C18. Ham stone pillar, about 350 mm wide at base, tapering to 270 mm, about 300 mm thick and
1,150 mm tall, with rounded top. OS bench mark cut into base of stone, which has now been absorbed by a tree growing
alongside. Marking the current boundary between Bryapton CP and Yeovil Without CP, the stone is, according to local
tradition, the former meeting place of the local hunt, hence its name, which is also given to the district to the

Listing NGR: ST5283317428

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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