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Barn, About 21 Metres South East of Fairlands House and Bank of Adjacent Leat, Cheddar

Description: Barn, About 21 Metres South East of Fairlands House and Bank of Adjacent Leat

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 268778

OS Grid Reference: ST4609853026
OS Grid Coordinates: 346098, 153026
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2738, -2.7741

Location: Froglands Lane, Cheddar, Somerset BS27 3NZ

Locality: Cheddar
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS27 3NZ

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Listing Text


6/124 Barn, about 21 metres South-East
of Fairlands House and bank of
adjacent leat
(Previously listed as South Barn
at Fairlands House)



Former drying shed for a tannery, now a barn. Probably C18, early C19 alterations. Rubble, pantile roof. Frontage
facing grounds of Fairlands House with irregular window openings, some with the remains of casements; 3 door openings,
that to right broad with a segmental head; external rubble staircase giving access to a further door opening on the
first floor. Further roofless portion to left, walls at back demolished to first floor level, the stone bases of 2
bark-grinding stones set into the floor. Adjacent the east end, a leat formerly used for washing skins in the tanning
process, the leats "banks" are composed of random rubble, stone setts on "bank" to west side with a "bank" for hauling
the skins out of the water. Tannery in operation in the C18.

Listing NGR: ST4609853026

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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