THE OLD BREWERY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056422

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Statutory Address: THE OLD BREWERY HOUSE, 72, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD BREWERY HOUSE, 72, 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 68086 34720

Summary

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History

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Details

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (South side)

8/122 No 72 (The Old Brewery House) 24.3.61

GV II

House in row. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; stone slate roof between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Plinth; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under labels to outer bays; to bay 2 wide cambered arched opening with late C19 door and sidelights infill; above the scolded base of an angled oriel window, now serving as balcony to a 24-pane sash window, with wrought iron balustrade and ornamental lead capping; two C19 dormer windows in roof. Inside not inspected, but reported is 4-bay collar bear truss roof frame; stud and panel screens with bead moulding each side of entrance lobby; fireplaces with depressed 4-centre arches, moulded; East room has complete early C17 panelling complete with wooden cornice. Belongs to Sexey's Hospital; first mentioned in 1630; was maltsters' house in C18, and by C18 rear converted to silk mill; converted back to brewery 1853, brewery buildings demolished c1930. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1975; Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6808634716

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 261596

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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