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James Barton, Stogumber

Description: James Barton

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 264965

OS Grid Reference: ST0976437414
OS Grid Coordinates: 309764, 137414
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1289, -3.2909

Location: Vellow Road, Stogumber, Somerset TA4 3TL

Locality: Stogumber
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 3TL

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Listing Text


11/202 James Barton


- II

Farmhouse now private dwelling. Medieval in origin, altered late C16-early C17, West wall rebuilt C18, restored late
C20. Rendered over cob, West wall and additions at rear rubble, thatched roof hipped to right, double Roman tiled
outshots at rear. Plan: open hall house altered to 3 cell and cross passage with added room west end, gabled stair
turret at rear and 3 outshots. 2 storeys, 4 bays; all windows on facade late C20 2 and 3-light casements, groundfloor 2
windows on either side of roughcast gabled tiled porch with C20 door, French window end bay right. Interior not
viewed; the subject of a detailed VAG report and said to contain jointed cruck trusses and other evidence of original
open hall ceiled late C16-early C17 with 4 panel hollow chamfered compartment ceiling to right of narrow cross passage,
chamfered lintel and moulded stone jambs to fireplace. The house can be documented to 1510 when it was held by
copyholders of the Dean and Chapter of Wells; the name derives from one Joshua James who was the copyholder in 1763.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1980; Proceedings SANHS 1982).

Listing NGR: ST0976437414

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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