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3, HIGH STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 3, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1056445

Location

3, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bruton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261549

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)

8/76 No 3

24.3.61

GV II

House with shop in row. C18. Ashlar stone painted; concrete double Roman tile roof between abutments behind parapet; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays. Plinth, rusticated quoins, cornice and shallow parapet central door of early C19 pattern with half-round cast iron fanlight over set into sub-arch flanked by attached Doric columns on fielded panelled plinths, with entablature and pediment; to bay 1 a 12-pane shop window with cast iron mullion with semi-circular arched doorway to right; to bay 3 double 16-pane sashes with plain surrounds and then mullion, both lower windows having long moulded hoods on console brackets, with flanking console brackets to cornice and plaster swags above each window. Lead rainwater stackheads on either side. Interior not seen. In early C18 this house known as the "Ropers Tenement", but by 1799 it was the gentleman's residence of John Dampier, probably the same person who built Colinshayes (qv) in Brewham Parish in 1815. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972; VAG Report, unpublised SRO, 1975).

Listing NGR: ST6833434907

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 68334 34907

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