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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.


List entry Number: 1252228



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: 27-May-1992

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435190

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The following building shall be added to the list :-


280/5/10000 The Aviaries


House. c1760. Coursed and dressed limestone with ashlar dressings and canted bay; brick axial stack to apex of hipped slate roof. Double-depth plan. Palladian style. 2 storeys with half basement, symmetrical 3-window range with pedimented central bay slightly brought-forward. Ashlar band over half-basement windows and mid C20 casements set in ashlar surrounds; consoles to pediment over first-floor window in central bay, probably a former doorway to first-floor piano nobile. 2-window returns and 3-window rear elevation. Rear elevation has retained mid C18 6/6-pane sash with octagonal panes to first floor on right; central canted bay has similar first-floor sashes, that to centre semi-circular arched. Interior noted as including mid c18 panelled doors with richly moulded architraves, staircase with carved open string and turned balusters; first-floor room with canted bay has domed plaster ceiling with richly moulded plaster cornice.

Listing NGR: ST6879832013

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National Grid Reference: ST 68798 32013


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