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Former Congregational Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.112 / 51°6'43"N

Longitude: -2.4545 / 2°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 368282

OS Northings: 134846

OS Grid: ST682348

Mapcode National: GBR MX.B9YS

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.D9SV

Plus Code: 9C3V4G6W+R6

Entry Name: Former Congregational Chapel

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261585

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, 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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Description


ST6834NW
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BRUTON CP
HIGH STREET (South side)
No.28 (former Congregational Chapel)

24.3.61

GV II

Chapel, in row, now art gallery. C19 remodelling of C18 house. Doulting stone ashlar, Welsh slate roof behind
parapets. In a plain C18 Gothick style; 2 storeys, symmetrical 5 bays, with bay 3 projecting slightly. Plinth, plain
pilasters, cornice, plain parapet. 'Y'-traceried 2-light pointed wiwndows in plain surrounds, with original leading to
bay 1; pointed arched doorways bays 2 and 4, the former having part window tracery above, the latter on ornate
traceried fanlight; centre bay has Gothic style pointed moulded arch, arched label with headstops, and 4-centre
sub-area over pair doors, in tympanum scroll with legend 'Congre-gational - Chapel'; above a C19 4-light grouped lancet
window, crowned by Dutch style gable in which is an open quatrefoil panel in a circular recess. Chapel gallery remains
inside, as does some good early C20 stained glass in South windows. Newly rebuilt in 1768, the premises were leased as
a house and silk mill; they were converted into the chapel in 1803, and further alterations made in 1836 give its
present form. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne, 1972).


Listing NGR: ST6828234846

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