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Latitude: 51.1088 / 51°6'31"N
Longitude: -2.4485 / 2°26'54"W
OS Eastings: 368696
OS Northings: 134487
OS Grid: ST686344
Mapcode National: GBR MX.BKGG
Mapcode Global: VH8BG.HDXB
Plus Code: 9C3V4H52+GH
Entry Name: Durslade Farmhouse
Listing Date: 24 March 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346174
English Heritage Legacy ID: 261538
Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Bruton
Built-Up Area: Bruton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/06/2020
DROPPING LANE (East side)
Farmhouse C18. Local stone rubble with Doulting stone dressings; plain clay tile roof between coped gables; stone and chimney starts with moulded caps. "L"-plan; two storeys, three bay south west elevation. Twelve-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds to outer bays; plain door in architrave in centre with carved arms of Berkeley of Stratton in plain plaque above. Return wing on south side of three bays with "Y" tracery pointed arched windows rather wide, to both levels; between bays plain cambered arched doorways.
Interior not seen.
Front added or rebuilt by Sir Charles Berkeley in mid-C18, possibly to design of Nathaniel Ireson; rear may be late C18 restoration of original fabric. First recorded mention 1698 but thought to have been one of the manor farms, later acquired by Hoare family of Stourhead.
Listing NGR: ST6869634487
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