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6, Higher Backway

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1123 / 51°6'44"N

Longitude: -2.4554 / 2°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 368216

OS Northings: 134874

OS Grid: ST682348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B9Q0

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.D98N

Entry Name: 6, Higher Backway

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261547

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

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGHER BACKWAY (South side)


8/74 No 6

GV II

Coachhouse and groom's house. Late C18. Local stone rubble, ashlar stone quoins and dressings; clay double Roman tile
roof with simple gables. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Bay 1 has C20 garage doors, bay 2 an elliptical arched doorway with
voussoirs and keystone, with circular windows above both; bay 3 has large elliptical coach arch, with small unlettered
plaque over; bay 4 has a 3-light leaded casement window in elliptical arch, with 2 similar 2-light windows above; bay 5
has plain door in elliptical archway. Formerly part of No 29 (Hamilton House) (qv), this may have become a separate
property in the mid C19 when the House became Stuckey's Bank. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne,
1972).


Listing NGR: ST6821634874

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