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The Old Brewery House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1109 / 51°6'39"N

Longitude: -2.4573 / 2°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 368086

OS Northings: 134720

OS Grid: ST680347

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B987

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.CB9R

Plus Code: 9C3V4G6V+93

Entry Name: The Old Brewery House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261596

ID on this website: 101056422

Location: Tolbury, 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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(The Old Brewery House)


House in row. C17 and later. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; stone slate roof between coped gables;
brick end chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays. Plinth; 4-light ovolo-mould mullioned windows under labels to
outer bays; to bay 2 wide cambered arched opening with late C19 door and sidelights infill; above the scolded base of
an angled oriel window, now serving as balcony to a 24-pane sash window, with wrought iron balustrade and ornamental
lead capping; two C19 dormer windows in roof. Inside not inspected, but reported is 4-bay collar bear truss roof frame;
stud and panel screens with bead moulding each side of entrance lobby; fireplaces with depressed 4-centre arches,
moulded; East room has complete early C17 panelling complete with wooden cornice. Belongs to Sexey's Hospital; first
mentioned in 1630; was maltsters' house in C18, and by C18 rear converted to silk mill; converted back to brewery
1853, brewery buildings demolished c1930. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1975; Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood,
Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6808634716

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