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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1056394



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bruton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261626

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BRUTON CP PLOX (South East side) ST6834NW 8/154 The Memorial Hall, King's School


School Hall. 1919-24. By A J Pictor FRIBA of Bath and Bruton. Local stone cut and squared, with Doulting stone dressings; Westmorland slates between gables, each of which is crowned with an openwork finial. "U"-plan of which the South East wing is 2 storeys; hall of 7 bays, projecting wings of 4 bays, with further projection Southwards to South East wing; single storey flat roofed corridor between wings. In a C16 Gothic style. North East facade has small 2-light windows to corridor, with central projecting porch having 4-centre moulded archway in a flat headed recess, with carved spandrils, plaque over, and raked parapet; to remainder of building there are offset buttresses between bays, none on corners; 3-light pointed arched traceried windows to hall, 2-storey angled bays with 4-light transomed windows to East end of projections; elsewhere the Gothic detail consistent and well handled; hall has good timberwork roof, and generally a good example of the genre; the whole said to be modelled on Wadham College, Oxford, with which the school has links.

Listing NGR: ST6829534611

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National Grid Reference: ST 68295 34611


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