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Greenham Barton, Stawley

Description: Greenham Barton

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270103

OS Grid Reference: ST0815620047
OS Grid Coordinates: 308156, 120047
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9725, -3.3095

Location: Bishop's Hill, Stawley, Somerset TA21 0JW

Locality: Stawley
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 0JW

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Listing Text

In the entry for STAWLEY CP GREENHAM

6/28 Greenham Barton

The grade shall be amended

Greenham Barton



6/28 Greenham Barton



House. Early C15, C16 and early C20 alterations. Red sandstone random rubble
with Ham stone dressings, stone slate roof, stone stacks. L-shaped plan long
block of hall and porch facing South East with service wing North West. 2
storeys, 2:1:2:1 bays; pair of mullioned and transomed 10-light Tudor headed
windows to right of porch, 4-light mullioned window outer bay right, 2 pairs of
2-light mullioned windows to left of porch, 2-light cinquefoil with hood mould,
in first floor of porch; the latter is crenellated with stepped diagonal
buttresses, 4-centred arch with convex mouldings. Circular staircase turret with
moulded parapet outer bay right, early C20 addition. Interior: remains in
screens passage possibly of aisle truss post, imported stud and plank screen,
unusual stair turret between screen and fireplace in Great Hall originally
giving access to gallery above passage. Great Hall open to eaves with
Elizabethen - style plaster work by smallcorn of Bath, early C20, similar in
solar and inner room, 4- centred arch fireplace moulded with reverse ogees.
Pointed arched doorway to service wing, originally detached kitchen block. Round
headed gateway North East site of courtyard, which originally also contained a
detached chapel and lodgings. (SANHS Proceedings, p 17-24, LXXX; Country Life, p
252-7, September 9, 1933; VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, November l981).

Listing NGR: ST0815620047

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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