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The Blue Ball Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1128 / 51°6'46"N

Longitude: -2.4535 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368352

OS Northings: 134930

OS Grid: ST683349

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B47K

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.F998

Entry Name: The Blue Ball Public House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261535

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


8/62 The Blue Ball Public House



Inn. Mid C18. Local stone rendered, with painted stone dressings; double Roman clay tile roof with plain gables; brick
chimney stacks. 2 storeys 5 bay facade to street. 12-pane sash windows doubled to both levels bays 2 and 3; blank upper
bay 1 with wrot iron bracket and hanging sign, pedimented doorway with Doric pilasters to bay 4, framing 4-panel door;
to bay 5 angled 2-storey bay windows, wider with double sash window at lower level. Matching elevators inside yard.
Interior has panelling and other C18 features. A rebuild of the former White Hart Inn, which existed before 1581, this
building dates from c1765-1770. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6835234930

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