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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 261554

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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