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Monksmead

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1035 / 51°6'12"N

Longitude: -2.432 / 2°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 369848

OS Northings: 133892

OS Grid: ST698338

Mapcode National: GBR MY.BPNR

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.SJND

Entry Name: Monksmead

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Last Amended: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261543

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 DROPPING LANE (East side)
5/70 Monksmead
(formerly listed as The Hollies)

24.3.61
II

Lodge. C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, with Doulting stone dressings;
hipped stone slate roof; brick chimney stacks.
"U"-plan, 2 storeys with single storey projecting wings over basements
and single bay between. Outer wings have plinths, pilasters and eaves
courses in stone, with a pair of large crucuiform casement windows with
leaded lights in plain ashlar surrounds; between these wings a C20
porch with plain clay tile roof and plain door; above an hexagonal
window surround to a small 2-light casement. Matching windows to sides
with dormers above; to rear C20 addition.
Unusual type not explained - an inn, "The Bear" existed in 1749 ceased
by 1798, but was probably on site of property opposite (not listed);
it might be an estate building of Redlynch (qv), and as such a design
by Nathaniel Ireson.


Listing NGR: ST6984833891

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