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Barr House, Bishop's Hull

Description: Barr House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270510

OS Grid Reference: ST1949725047
OS Grid Coordinates: 319497, 125047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0191, -3.1491

Location: Bishops Hull, Somerset TA4 1AE

Locality: Bishop's Hull
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 1AE

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Listing Text


4/1 Barr House



House. C17 farmhouse enlarged mid C18, altered mid C19 and mid and late C20. Render grooved as ashlar over brick, slate
roof hipped to left, overhanging eaves, decorative brackets. Plan: farmhouse incorporated into U-plan C18 house facing
South with hipped stair tower on North front, entrance resited on East front mid C19 and North front service end
enlarged to form square. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays; first floor 12-pane sash windows, ground floor 16-pane sash
windows with inserted C20 light to left of flat roofed ashlar Bath stone Boric porch, moulded cornice and ball finials,
2 x 3 panel door with rectangular light above, marginal glazing bars. Left return 5 bays, third bay left blocked,
12-pane sash window first floor, ground floor flat roofed ashlar canted bay, 16 pane sash window left of centre,
(earlier entrance), 12-pane sash window end bay right, Interior: hall now dining room, contains mid C18 circular
moulded ceiling with outer segments, remains of stencilled floral decoration visible, sinilar moulding to stair ceiling
with cherubs head, stairs rebuilt.

Listing NGR: ST1949725047

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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