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Latitude: 51.1035 / 51°6'12"N
Longitude: -2.432 / 2°25'55"W
OS Eastings: 369848
OS Northings: 133892
OS Grid: ST698338
Mapcode National: GBR MY.BPNR
Mapcode Global: VH8BG.SJND
Entry Name: Monksmead
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Last Amended: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056443
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261543
Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Bruton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST63SE BRUTON CP DROPPING LANE (East side)
(formerly listed as The Hollies)
Lodge. C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, with Doulting stone dressings;
hipped stone slate roof; brick chimney stacks.
"U"-plan, 2 storeys with single storey projecting wings over basements
and single bay between. Outer wings have plinths, pilasters and eaves
courses in stone, with a pair of large crucuiform casement windows with
leaded lights in plain ashlar surrounds; between these wings a C20
porch with plain clay tile roof and plain door; above an hexagonal
window surround to a small 2-light casement. Matching windows to sides
with dormers above; to rear C20 addition.
Unusual type not explained - an inn, "The Bear" existed in 1749 ceased
by 1798, but was probably on site of property opposite (not listed);
it might be an estate building of Redlynch (qv), and as such a design
by Nathaniel Ireson.
Listing NGR: ST6984833891
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