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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bruton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.107 / 51°6'25"N

Longitude: -2.4845 / 2°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 366178

OS Northings: 134306

OS Grid: ST661343

Mapcode National: GBR MW.BGCT

Mapcode Global: VH8BF.WFFP

Plus Code: 9C3V4G48+R6

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261681

Location: Bruton, South Somerset, Somerset, BA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Town: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Bruton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Manor House. C15 with major addition of c1820. Local stone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof coped at
North gable but hipped at south end; stone end and intermediate chimney stacks with moulded caps. 2 storeys, 5-bay
West front of which bay 5, the c1820 addition, projects. Hollow chamfered mullioned windows bays 1-4 of 2-3-3-2-lights
below and 3-2-2-2 lights above, all without hoods; chamfered cambered arch doorway without hood between bays 2 and 3,
and C19 doorway with keystoned lintel between bays 3 and 4; bay 5 has 2-light Gothick mullioned windows, the lower
with transone, and both with labels. C19 South front of 2 storeys, 3 bays; 3-light mullioned and transomed Gothick
windows to outer bays, with matching 2-light window to upper bay 2; central 4-panel door in moulded surround with
4-centre arched fanlight under square label. Massive fireplace in North room, also large kitchen fireplace; curved
staircase; curved collars to trusses visible in North bedroom suggesting a reflooring and re-windowing of an open hall
type in C17. The early C19 wing has oldster decorations and cornices of Gothick type. The Church of the Holy Trinity
(qv) attached to North East corner to form important group.

Listing NGR: ST6617434296

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