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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056415
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261574
Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Bruton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST63SE BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)
5/101 No 91
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Abbey Press, Sherborne, l972; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).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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