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18 and 20, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1122 / 51°6'43"N

Longitude: -2.454 / 2°27'14"W

OS Eastings: 368315

OS Northings: 134867

OS Grid: ST683348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BB28

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.F91Q

Entry Name: 18 and 20, High Street

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261582

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

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (South side)

8/109 Nos.18 and 20

24.3.61

GV II*

Shop with house, in row. C16 and later. Timber frame with close studding over rusticated ashlar, colourwashed ashlar
and infill panels; concrete double Roman tile roof; plain West gable; former stone chimney stack sealed off. 2 storeys
with undercroft (not visible to front) and attic; No.18 of 2 bays and No.20 of 1 bay. To bay 1 a 6-panel door in
recess, and above a 2-light C20 casement window; to bay 2 a wide early C19 shopfront with pair 2-light angled bay
windows flanking pair late C20 double glazed doors, all under straight projecting fascia; above a 16-pane sash window,
with wrought iron bracket and hanging sign to right; to bay 3 a 3-light angled bay shopfront to match in character but
not detail, and above a 16-pane sash in an oriel window on 3-timbe brackets with lead flat roof, deep fascia above; in
roof a pitched roof dormer with 15-pane sash window. Inside is clear evidence of the post and frame construction at
first floor level, especially in No.20, with 2 bays of collar-beam roof with curved wind-braces visible, with partition
and doorway of C16 in centre; rear portion is on three levels, served by a Regency staircase of quality; in one rear
room is a fireplace with egg-and-dart moulded surround; probably C18; also a number of C17 and C18 doors, doorframes
and doorcases.


Listing NGR: ST6831534867

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