MONKSMEAD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056443
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
MONKSMEAD, DROPPING LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONKSMEAD, DROPPING LANE

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 69848 33891

Details

ST63SE BRUTON CP DROPPING LANE (East side) 5/70 Monksmead (formerly listed as The Hollies)

24.3.61 II

Lodge. C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, with Doulting stone dressings; hipped stone slate roof; brick chimney stacks. "U"-plan, 2 storeys with single storey projecting wings over basements and single bay between. Outer wings have plinths, pilasters and eaves courses in stone, with a pair of large crucuiform casement windows with leaded lights in plain ashlar surrounds; between these wings a C20 porch with plain clay tile roof and plain door; above an hexagonal window surround to a small 2-light casement. Matching windows to sides with dormers above; to rear C20 addition. Unusual type not explained - an inn, "The Bear" existed in 1749 ceased by 1798, but was probably on site of property opposite (not listed); it might be an estate building of Redlynch (qv), and as such a design by Nathaniel Ireson.

Listing NGR: ST6984833891

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261543
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: 21 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/11311/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Arthur A. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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