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Description: Portlemouth Barton
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 100730
OS Grid Reference: SX7099639124
OS Grid Coordinates: 270996, 39124
Latitude/Longitude: 50.2380, -3.8103
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8/34 Portlemouth Barton
Farmhouse. Mid C17 possibly with earlier origins, altered in C19. Slatestone
rubble walls. Concrete tile roof with stone coped gables. Hipped slate roof to
rear wing. 2 rendered brick stacks - one at left gable end and one axial.
Plan: originally likely to have had 3-room plan, but right-hand end of house has
either been altered or is a later addition. C19 wing added at rear.
Exterior: Asymmetrical 5 window front of 16-pane sashes on first floor, all with
horns except for one earlier C19 one. At the right-hand end is an early C20 6-
pane sash on each floor. The right-hand part of the house projects slightly and
has a C19 6-panel door under a slate pentice. The left-hand part has a late C18
or early C19 tripartite 20-pane sash to its right and a horned 16-pane sash to the
left. Between them is a C20 stone open-fronted porch which has an early C19 6-
panel door behind.
Interior: somewhat altered in C19 and C20, most earlier features concealed but
does show C17 chamfered ceiling beams with bar stops.
Listing NGR: SX7099639124
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Source: English Heritage
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