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No 32 (Priory House), and Wing Wall to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1119 / 51°6'42"N

Longitude: -2.4548 / 2°27'17"W

OS Eastings: 368255

OS Northings: 134831

OS Grid: ST682348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B9VJ

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.D9LZ

Plus Code: 9C3V4G6W+Q3

Entry Name: No 32 (Priory House), and Wing Wall to West

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261587

ID on this website: 101056420

Location: Bruton, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Built-Up Area: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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HIGH STREET (South side)
No. 32 (Priory House), and wing wall to West



Large town house, in row. Possibly refronted in late C18. Local stone rendered with ashlar dressings, colourwashed;
stone slate roof between coped gables; brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays. Plinth, band courses
and pilaster strips; bay 1 has blocked doorway below and blind window above; remaining bays have large 12-pane sash
wiindows in architraved surrounds under flat hoods; to bay 3 low and wide 6-panel door in stone surround with fluted
attached Doric columns, entablature and flat hood; between this and bay 4 a late C20 glazed door with non-matching
hood. Interior not seen. To West of building a 3 metres high screen wall with plain coping and a former pedestrian
and a coach entrance, both blocked segmental arched surrounds, the larger keystone; this wall links with No.34 (qv) and
screens a late C20 wing set back (not included in listing). Set into West gable of house a stone with upside down
heart- shaped recess inscribed "D-TM-1797": this appears to be a recent insert and may come from the demolished
building of which only the street wall survives.

Listing NGR: ST6825534831

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