18 AND 20, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1056419
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
18 AND 20, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
18 AND 20, 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 68315 34867

Details

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (South side)

8/109 Nos.18 and 20

24.3.61

GV II*

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261582
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: 22 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10530/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Sue Durant. Source Historic England Archive
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