Description: Barn, About 21 Metres South East of Fairlands House and Bank of Adjacent Leat
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
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ST45SE CHEDDAR CP FROGLAND LANE (North side)
6/124 Barn, about 21 metres South-East
of Fairlands House and bank of
(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
Source: English Heritage
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