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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.

Name: 18 AND 20, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1056419



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: 24-Mar-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261582

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8/109 Nos.18 and 20



Shop with house, in row. C16 and later. Timber frame with close studding over rusticated ashlar, colourwashed ashlar and infill panels; concrete double Roman tile roof; plain West gable; former stone chimney stack sealed off. 2 storeys with undercroft (not visible to front) and attic; No.18 of 2 bays and No.20 of 1 bay. To bay 1 a 6-panel door in recess, and above a 2-light C20 casement window; to bay 2 a wide early C19 shopfront with pair 2-light angled bay windows flanking pair late C20 double glazed doors, all under straight projecting fascia; above a 16-pane sash window, with wrought iron bracket and hanging sign to right; to bay 3 a 3-light angled bay shopfront to match in character but not detail, and above a 16-pane sash in an oriel window on 3-timbe brackets with lead flat roof, deep fascia above; in roof a pitched roof dormer with 15-pane sash window. Inside is clear evidence of the post and frame construction at first floor level, especially in No.20, with 2 bays of collar-beam roof with curved wind-braces visible, with partition and doorway of C16 in centre; rear portion is on three levels, served by a Regency staircase of quality; in one rear room is a fireplace with egg-and-dart moulded surround; probably C18; also a number of C17 and C18 doors, doorframes and doorcases.

Listing NGR: ST6831534867

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National Grid Reference: ST 68315 34867


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