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Barton Farmhouse, Dairy Cottage and Outbuildings, Sherborne

Description: Barton Farmhouse, Dairy Cottage and Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 104179

OS Grid Reference: ST6335616848
OS Grid Coordinates: 363356, 116848
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9499, -2.5230

Location: Kitt Hill, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BB

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4BB

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Listing Text

1625 (North Side)
Barton Farmhouse
Dairy Cottage and
Outbuildings (formerly
listed under Kitt Hill)
SET 6316 1/131 30.11.71
East end standing above the road level is C18. 2 storeys and attics.
Rendered and roughcast front of 3 window bays. Roof of stone slates in
diminishing courses. 2 gabled dormers. Brick chimneys. Wood casements.
Later glazed porch. To left of porch 3 window bays; stone rubble wall.
Stone wall divides front garden at this point. West end of Barton farmhouse
is older and projects forward and part may be C16. It includes, in westernmost
part, Barton Farm Cottage, a projecting wing with steeps thatched roof
and stone slates at eaves; 2 window bays face towards Yeovil Road. Between
this and eastern range of Barton Farmhouse is a 1 storey block with pantile
roof and stone buttress with weathering (outshut to left of buttress; 3-light
casement to right hand). To rear of Barton Farm Cottage to west, a wing
of stone rubble with hipped thatch roof; opening on ground floor; to west
of it again, a lower wing with plaintile roof and half-hipped gable end.

Barton Farmhouse, Barton Farm Cottage, garden wall to Barton Farmhouse,
Cliff House, Smithy, Rosemary Cottage, Ryme Cottage and East and West wings
of Floracre form a group.
Also form a group with outbuilding immediately to north and cartshed to
west of Barton Farmhouse and outbuildings to rear of Barton Farm Yard.

Listing NGR: ST6335616848

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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