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Cliff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1067 / 51°6'23"N

Longitude: -2.4618 / 2°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 367762

OS Northings: 134252

OS Grid: ST677342

Mapcode National: GBR MX.BG35

Mapcode Global: VH8BG.8FWZ

Plus Code: 9C3V4G4Q+M7

Entry Name: Cliff House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261526

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Built-Up Area: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/55 Cliff House



House. Early C19. Local stone pebbledash rendered and colourwashed with stone dressings mostly painted; hipped Welsh
slate roof behind parapets; end chimney stacks with moulded caps, one brick, one stone. Main house 3 storeys, 3 bays.
Plinth, plain pilasters, eaves cornice, shallow plain parapet: 16-pane sash windows in reeled architrave surrounds to
fround and first floors, 12-pane sashes to second; central projecting stone porch with fluted Doric columns, non
classical castellated entablature, margined glazed infill panels, part glazed doors. To south a 2 storey with attic
extension of 4 bays under a Mansard roof; to North a single storey flat roofed caretaker's bungalow, both excluded from
listing. Interior has original staircase, doors, door cases, window shutters, etc in Regency style. House built about
1820 by Mr Thomas Hannam on site of an earlier house, now part of Sexey's School. (Couzens P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey
Press, Sherborne, 1972).

Listing NGR: ST6776234252

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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