Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056449

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: THE SUN INN, 33, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: THE SUN INN, 33, 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 68229 34835



8/89 No 33 (The Sun Inn)


Inn in row. C18 origins. Apparently refronted in early C20. Local stone rendered and colourwashed, with ashlar dressings; clay double Roman tiles with abutment, and cantilevered gable to East; brick chimney stacks, 2 storeys, 3 bays. Paired margined sash windows; between bays 2 and 3 stone surround to former coach gate, now reduced in height and width, having flat Doric pilasters on bases, with part entablature, plain fascia and moulded projecting hood; left of upper bay 1 window wrot iron bracket and hanging sign. A smaller inn of this name is recorded by 1793, and had an underground skittle alley: the annual Court Leet for Sir Hugh Hoare, Lord of the Manor, used to be held here. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6822934835


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Legacy System number: 261562

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

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