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2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1124 / 51°6'44"N

Longitude: -2.4534 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368353

OS Northings: 134890

OS Grid: ST683348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BB6L

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.F9BK

Entry Name: 2, High Street

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261575

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


8/102 No 2


Town House in row. C18. Local stone rendered and colourwashed, with painted stone dressings and red brick facings;
Welsh slate roof hipped at East end. 3 storeys, 3 bay symmetrical facade of which centre bay projects slightly. Three
C19 shopfronts to ground floor; that to bay 2 has 2 semi-circular arched lights on either side of a pair of glazed
doors with arched fanlights framed by half-round Doric pilasters, with matching outer flat pilasters, supporting
entablature fascia with open pediment over doorway; above this a brick panel with stone quoins having a Venitian window
to first floor, with 8 and 15-pane sashes and traceried central head flanked by fluted Ionic columns, and above again
two 6-pane sashes in double keystoned architraved surrounds; this bay crowned with dentilled cornice and pediment: bays
1 and 3 have C19 shopfronts of two 9-pane windows flanking glazed doors with fanlights, with slim wood pilasters
supporting coved fascia; above are a 12-pane and a 6-pane sash window in double-keystoned architraves, under dentilled
cornice but no parapet. Facade reminiscent of style of Nathaniel Ireson. Was a saddler's in the late C19, also the Post
Office: derelict for nearly 20 years the interior was rebuilt and the facade restored in the late 1970's.

Listing NGR: ST6835434888

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