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© Mr Graham Slocombe LRPS

IoE Number: 263218
Location: THE BLUE BALL,
  LONG SUTTON, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Graham Slocombe LRPS
Date Photographed: 19 October 1999
Date listed: 17 April 1959
Date of last amendment: 17 April 1959
Grade II

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LONG SUTTON CP THE GREEN (North side) ST4625 The Devonshire Arms Hotel 12/152 17.4.59 GV II Inn. Probably C18 fabric, reshaped C19. Local lias stone, cut and squared, the facade having pecked finish, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attics; 5 bays, of which bays 1, 3 and 5 are slightly projecting and gabled with ornamental finials. Double chamfer mullioned and transomed windows with casement infills, of 3 lights to outer bays and 2-light elsewhere, set under square labels; simple lancet vents with square labels to gables; to bay 3 a projecting open stone porch with Doric columns, simple entablature and pitched stone slab roof, in the pediment of which is a panel with the Devonshire Arms, all protecting a panelled door. Small matching 1-bay extension attached to north west corner. Interior not seen. By 1756 the inch was known as The Blue Ball, but from 1787 until the 1860's - possibly the time of refacing - it was known as The Buck's Held (VCH, vol III, 1974).

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