Description: Barton Hall
Date Listed: 16 April 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 224344
OS Grid Reference: TG3544622251
OS Grid Coordinates: 635446, 322251
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7466, 1.4870
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BARTON TURF HALL ROAD
TG 32 SE
3/13 Barton Hall
Country House. 1742, remodelled late C19 (south front) and 1935 (east front).
Brick, partly plastered to imitate ashlar. Roofs of plain tiles and pantiles.
East facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 3 bays. Central bay wider and
broken forward beneath pediment. Panelled double doors below 6-vaned fanlight
within Roman Doric door surround consisting of 2 pilasters and 2 engaged
columns. Intercolumnation pierced with one rounded light right and left.
Columns and pilasters support dentiled entablature extending over entire bay,
this central bay further emphasised by rusticated quoining. One sash window
with glazing bars to first floor. Side bays lit through one sash each floor,
all with glazing bars and below gauged skewback arches. String course at first
floor. Console eaves cornice and pediment. In tympanum of pediment one
semi-circular light with keystone. Hipped roof and 2 gabled dormers with sash
windows, glazing bars intact. 2 symmetrically placed ridge stacks. South
facade of 2 storeys and dormer attic in 6 bays with additional full height
central canted bay. Sashes with glazing bars below gauged skewback arches.
String course at first floor. Eaves cornice continues from east facade.
Hipped roof-with 4 gabled dormers as before and 2 further ridge stacks. West
facade of 2 storeys in 7 bays, the centre 3 bays broken forward under pediment.
Sash windows with glazing bars below gauged skewback arches. String course
and eaves cornice continues from south front. Hipped roof with 2 symmetrical
stacks. Interior. Square entrance hall leading to passage-via glazed doors.
Staircase at end : dog leg with square newel posts, ramped handrail and iron
Listing NGR: TG3544622251
Source: English Heritage
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