Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056443

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Aug-1984



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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


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


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

Legacy System number: 261543

Legacy System: LBS

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