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The Aviaries

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0866 / 51°5'11"N

Longitude: -2.4468 / 2°26'48"W

OS Eastings: 368798

OS Northings: 132013

OS Grid: ST687320

Mapcode National: GBR MX.CZWD

Mapcode Global: FRA 56R7.YC3

Plus Code: 9C3V3HP3+J7

Entry Name: The Aviaries

Listing Date: 27 May 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435190

ID on this website: 101252228

Location: Lower Shepton, Somerset, BA9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

Listing NGR: ST6879832013

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