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

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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1975; Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).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

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

Legacy System number:
261596
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 01 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/15620/04
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