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Stockwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1124 / 51°6'44"N

Longitude: -2.4542 / 2°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 368303

OS Northings: 134886

OS Grid: ST683348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BB14

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.D9YL

Entry Name: Stockwell House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261554

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


8/81 No 13
(Stockwell House)



House, now art gallery in row. Late C19. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; high pitch stone slate roof
with plain gables, tall red brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Curved end bay windows to bays 1
and 3, set on ashlar plinths, fin-de-siecle character, flanking wide doorway with flat Doric pilasters supporting
timber entablature and shell door hood on brackets; stone string over, curved round hood; above, central 12-pane sash
window flanked by angled double-sash bay windows probably earlier C19; in roof 4 small pitched roof dormers with
casement windows: wrot iron bracket for hanging sign on right of building. Interior not seen. Cellars said to be of
medieval date. Formerly the Kings Arms Inn, by 1850 the property was 2 shops, and about 1890 it was converted into a
house for Dr Stockwell. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6830334886

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