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Quaperlake House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1128 / 51°6'46"N

Longitude: -2.4531 / 2°27'11"W

OS Eastings: 368381

OS Northings: 134935

OS Grid: ST683349

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B4BV

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.F9J7

Entry Name: Quaperlake House

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261640

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 QUAPERLAKE STREET (North side)
ST6834NW
8/167
Quaperlake House
GV
II

House, in row. C17 on earlier, with modifications. Local stone rubble (formerly rendered); diamond concrete slates to
main block, stone slates to remainder; brick chimney stacks. 'L'-plan: 2 storeys with attic, 4 bays with 3-bay
extension. 4-pane sash windows in plain openings with exposed timber lintels to ground floor; to right of bay 4 a C20
door in ovolo-mould frame under wide pedimented timber hood on ornate console brackets featuring acanthus leaves.
6-pane sashes to extension, two below and one centrally above, with open segmental arch with fanlight to right-hand bay
having tall boarded gates with access to a barton. Interior has a variety of features including panelled room of C18
having one 2-panel and one 6-panel door, also a Regency period room, with contemporary window shutters to both rooms;
traces of old windows in rear wall, and C17 attic with boarded doors and plank partitions. Rear wing possibly C17,
with collar tie roof trusses carrying plain clay tiles over stone base courses; converted to garages but retaining
several C17 oak frame 2-light windows, especially in West wall; curious brick and flint rusticated gateway on North
West corner.


Listing NGR: ST6838134935

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