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The Memorial Hall, King's School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1099 / 51°6'35"N

Longitude: -2.4543 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 368295

OS Northings: 134611

OS Grid: ST682346

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BB0X

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.DCWH

Entry Name: The Memorial Hall, King's School

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261626

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Built-Up Area: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

BRUTON CP PLOX (South East side)
ST6834NW
8/154
The Memorial Hall, King's School

II

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

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