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The Sun Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1119 / 51°6'42"N

Longitude: -2.4552 / 2°27'18"W

OS Eastings: 368229

OS Northings: 134835

OS Grid: ST682348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B9R7

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.D9CY

Plus Code: 9C3V4G6V+QW

Entry Name: The Sun Inn

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261562

ID on this website: 101056449

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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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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