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Description: Barmston House
Date Listed: 11 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 167760
OS Grid Reference: TA1610259033
OS Grid Coordinates: 516102, 459033
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0143, -0.2296
BARMSTON SANDS LANE
TA 15 NE
8/4 Barmston House
(formerly listed as The
Rectory, now house. Probably late C17 - early C18 with later additions and
alterations including late C18 refronting to right range. Colour-washed
brick in English garden wall and Flemish bond with pantile and Welsh slate
roof. 3 ranges: main range to right has 3 storeys apparently 2 to front, 3
first-floor windows with stair turret to rear; central range of 2 storeys, 2
first-floor windows; then a single-storey, 2-bay range. Main range: end
entrance in projecting porch, a 6-fielded panel door with divided overlight
within doorcase of fluted pilasters supporting open pediment. To right
projecting bay has 20-pane sash. First floor has 16-pane outer sashes and
to centre a 16-pane sash with radial glazing to head. Shaped gable ends.
End stacks. Centre range: end entrance, a late C20 part-glazed door. To
left a 12-pane casement otherwise 20-pane sashes. Stepped eaves. External
end stacks. Range to left, now garages has two 16-pane sashes. Roof hipped
to left. Garden front: main range has canted stair turret with entrance, a
part-glazed, fielded-panel door with divided overlight, panelled reveals,
fluted architrave and hood. Above a 16-pane staircase window with radial
glazing to head and to sides at first and second-floor level are painted 12-
pane sashes. Otherwise mainly 18- and 12-pane sashes. Interior. Early-mid
C18 fireplace to left room of main range. To centre range are some late C17
- early C18 rod on vase balusters to top of staircase. Remains of probably
C18 panelling to cloakroom. On lead roof of porch are footprints containing
dates and initials: "IC 1782"; "C ARNOTT 1815", "JI 1813", "WIP 1801".
Listing NGR: TA1610259033
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