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91, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1105 / 51°6'37"N

Longitude: -2.4586 / 2°27'30"W

OS Eastings: 367993

OS Northings: 134678

OS Grid: ST679346

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B8Y7

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.BCL1

Entry Name: 91, High Street

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261574

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST63SE BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)


5/101 No 91

II

Cottage, end of row. C17 origins. Local stone pebbledash rendered, ashlar plinth; double Roman clay tile roof, plain
gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Bay 1 has a C20 3-light casement below, and above timber
ovolo-mould frame adapted to a 2-light casement; to bay 2 a C20 part-glazed door in heavy frame with wood architrave,
above a small 2-light casement; 9-pane sash windows to both levels bays 3 and 4. To rear, projecting outbuilding with
C17 boarded door, set on skew. Interior not seen, but reported is an arch braced truss, also a ceiling beam with
run-out stops to a hollow chamfer - other remnants suspected. This house belonged to Hugh Sexey, founder of the Sexey's
Hospital (qv) and then his widow in the early C17, and may have been his residence. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood,
Abbey Press, Sherborne, l972; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).


Listing NGR: ST6799334678

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