Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056415

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: 91, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 91, HIGH 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 67993 34678



5/101 No 91


Cottage, end of row. C17 origins. Local stone pebbledash rendered, ashlar plinth; double Roman clay tile roof, plain gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Bay 1 has a C20 3-light casement below, and above timber ovolo-mould frame adapted to a 2-light casement; to bay 2 a C20 part-glazed door in heavy frame with wood architrave, above a small 2-light casement; 9-pane sash windows to both levels bays 3 and 4. To rear, projecting outbuilding with C17 boarded door, set on skew. Interior not seen, but reported is an arch braced truss, also a ceiling beam with run-out stops to a hollow chamfer - other remnants suspected. This house belonged to Hugh Sexey, founder of the Sexey's Hospital (qv) and then his widow in the early C17, and may have been his residence. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, l972; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1975).

Listing NGR: ST6799334678


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

Legacy System number: 261574

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, (1972)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in April, (1975)

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