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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056430
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261618
Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Bruton
Built-Up Area: Bruton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
BRUTON CP PLOX (North West side)
8/145 Former Church School and
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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