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Description: Barton Cottages
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 270568
OS Grid Reference: ST2320828517
OS Grid Coordinates: 323208, 128517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0509, -3.0969
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ST22NW CHEDDON FITZPAINE CP
5/58 Nos 1 and 2 Barton Cottages
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Late C15-early C16, altered late C19-early C20 by Samson and Cottan of Taunton. Red
sandstone random rubble, roughcast facade and right return, concrete double Roman tiles, overhanging eaves with slight
bell-cast and sprockets, brick stacks between first and second bays left and right of centre. Plan: 4 cell and cross
passage with cross wing right. One and a half storeys, 4 bays, second bay left slightly recessed, all C19 casements,
2-light casement left below eaves, 4 and 2-light gabled dormers centre, 3-light in crosswing right gable end, ground
floor unlit left bay, 3-light casements flanking original entrance, 2-light in right gable end, second entrance in
re-entrant angle, plank doors. Interior: only righthand dwelling sighted, remains of plank and muntin screen dividing
crosswing laterally with remains of painted decoration comprising 3 female figures; 7-panel steeply chamfered
compartment ceiling also with remains of painted decoration centre right, chamfered lintel to crosspassage fireplace,
winder stair with newel post at junction with crosswing; bases of 2 pairs of jointed crucks in crosswing and 3 small
plasterwork-panels, a lion and 2 Tudor roses in bedroom. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1983).
Listing NGR: ST2320828517
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Source: English Heritage
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