THE TOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056400
Date first listed:
29-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER HOUSE, 1, COOMBE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER HOUSE, QUAPERLAKE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TOWER HOUSE, 1, COOMBE STREET
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER HOUSE, QUAPERLAKE STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Bruton
National Grid Reference:
ST 68366 34932

Details

BRUTON CP QUAPERLAKE STREET (North side) ST6834NW 8/166 The Tower House

GV II

Corner House. C18, modified C20. Local stone rubble; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick chimney stacks. 3 storeys, one bay to Quaperlake Street, 4-bays to Coombe Street. Modern hardwood door and small-pane shop windows to ground floor front, above a 12-pane sash window in plain surround, with traces of earlier blocked windows on either side; above again a 16-pane casement with louvred shutters. On side elevation plain boarded door to bay 1, with C20 hardwood windows to remaining lower bays; to first floor two 16-pane sash windows and then two 20-pane; to second floor 12-pane sashes to all except bay 1. Wrought iron bracket and hanging sign over main door, date uncertain. On site of former Maypole Inn, parts of which may be incorporated.

Listing NGR: ST6835034954

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
261639
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/08091/24
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