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Durslade Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1088 / 51°6'31"N

Longitude: -2.4485 / 2°26'54"W

OS Eastings: 368696

OS Northings: 134487

OS Grid: ST686344

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BKGG

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.HDXB

Entry Name: Durslade Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346174

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261538

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


5/65 Durslade Framhouse



Farmhouse C18. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables; stone and
chimney starts with moulded caps. "L"-plan; 2 storeys, 3 bay South West elevation. 12-pane sash windows in architraved
surrounds to outer bays; plain door in architrave in centre with carved arms of Berkeley of Stratton in plain plaque
above. Return wing on South side of 3 bays with "Y" tracery pointed arched windows rather wide, to both levels; between
bays plain cambered arched doorways. Interior not seen. Front added or rebuilt by Sir Charles Berkeley in mid-C18,
possibly to design of Nathaniel Ireson; rear may be late C18 restoration of original fabric - first recorded mention
1698 but thought to have been one of the manor farms, later acquired by Hoare family of Stourhead. (Couzins P, Bruton
in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6869634487

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