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Wing to Barrington Court, Barrington

Description: Wing to Barrington Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 264294

OS Grid Reference: ST3977218259
OS Grid Coordinates: 339772, 118259
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9606, -2.8589

Location: Barrington, Somerset TA19 0NQ

Locality: Barrington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 0NQ

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Listing Text


9/168 Wing to Barrington Court
(previously listed as
outbuildings immediately west of
Barrington Court)


Stables, now wing to Barrington Court, (qv). Dated:- "1674" in blue headers, embellished 1760, altered to form part of
Barrington Court 1921-25 by Forbes and Tate for A.A. Lyle. Brick with Hamstone dressings, hipped plain tile roofs, tall
grouped brick stacks to ridges. U-plan with stable-yard, now a quadrangle with a central 'fountain court'. The
south-east front virtually as in 1760, 2 storeys, 3:1:3 bays, semi-circular head windows with imposts and keystones,
except square head window to centre of first floor with a pediment. Door opening to each side with a triangular
pediment, and twin central semi-circular head carriage openings, now glazed. West front all by Forbes and Tate,
1:3:1:3:1 bays, small square windows to first floor with architraves and triple keys, semi-circular head openings on
ground floor with keys and imposts, predominantly French windows. Central 'fountain court' with pool and carved
figures; mullioned and transomed windows. (Country Life, September 17, l908; November 7, 1925; March 17; 1928;
September 9, 1949; July 28, 1960; VCH, vol IV, 1978; VCH, vol IV, 1978).

Listing NGR: ST3977218259

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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