STOCKWELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056447
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
STOCKWELL HOUSE, 13, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOCKWELL HOUSE, 13, 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 68303 34886

Details

ST6834NW BRUTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)

8/81 No 13 (Stockwell House)

24.3.61

GV II

House, now art gallery in row. Late C19. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; high pitch stone slate roof with plain gables, tall red brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Curved end bay windows to bays 1 and 3, set on ashlar plinths, fin-de-siecle character, flanking wide doorway with flat Doric pilasters supporting timber entablature and shell door hood on brackets; stone string over, curved round hood; above, central 12-pane sash window flanked by angled double-sash bay windows probably earlier C19; in roof 4 small pitched roof dormers with casement windows: wrot iron bracket for hanging sign on right of building. Interior not seen. Cellars said to be of medieval date. Formerly the Kings Arms Inn, by 1850 the property was 2 shops, and about 1890 it was converted into a house for Dr Stockwell. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6830334886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
261554
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, (1972)

Legal

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

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