This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (South side)
8/122 No 72 (The Old Brewery House) 24.3.61
House in row. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; stone slate roof between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Plinth; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under labels to outer bays; to bay 2 wide cambered arched opening with late C19 door and sidelights infill; above the scolded base of an angled oriel window, now serving as balcony to a 24-pane sash window, with wrought iron balustrade and ornamental lead capping; two C19 dormer windows in roof. Inside not inspected, but reported is 4-bay collar bear truss roof frame; stud and panel screens with bead moulding each side of entrance lobby; fireplaces with depressed 4-centre arches, moulded; East room has complete early C17 panelling complete with wooden cornice. Belongs to Sexey's Hospital; first mentioned in 1630; was maltsters' house in C18, and by C18 rear converted to silk mill; converted back to brewery 1853, brewery buildings demolished c1930. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1975; Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).
Listing NGR: ST6808634716
© Mr Michael Green. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Green, Michael
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