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Former Church School and Headmaster's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1109 / 51°6'39"N

Longitude: -2.4533 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368361

OS Northings: 134721

OS Grid: ST683347

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BB87

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.FBDQ

Entry Name: Former Church School and Headmaster's House

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261618

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 (North West side)
8/145 Former Church School and
Headmaster's House


Church School, now King's School Carpenters shop. 1856. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; Welsh slate
roof between coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Single storey school, 2 storey house. Street elevation of 2 bays; bay
1 is half gabled with bell turret braced by buttress with offsets on East; 4-centre arch doorway with fine wood gate in
Gothic style blind window panel with blank shield over doorway; bay 2 wider, gabled with 4-light pointed arch window
with C15 style tracery. East return, onto playground - site of the former National School - has 4 bays; each bay has
separate gable, with chimney breast between bays 1 and 2 and buttress between 2 and 3; bay 4 was the house and projects
slightly: 2-light curvilinear traceried windows high into gables bays 1 and 2; window to bay 3 similar but smaller with
added sidelights, low to left a 4-centre arched doorway; bay 4 has plain cusped paired lancet windows. Interiors not
seen. Building is important in street scene. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6836134721

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