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Wing to Barrington Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barrington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9606 / 50°57'38"N

Longitude: -2.8589 / 2°51'32"W

OS Eastings: 339772

OS Northings: 118259

OS Grid: ST397182

Mapcode National: GBR MC.MX2M

Mapcode Global: FRA 46XK.S1D

Entry Name: Wing to Barrington Court

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 20 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264294

Location: Barrington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barrington

Built-Up Area: Barrington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Barrington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


9/168 Wing to Barrington Court
(previously listed as
outbuildings immediately west of
Barrington Court)


Stables, now wing to Barrington Court, (qv). Dated:- "1674" in blue headers, embellished 1760, altered to form part of
Barrington Court 1921-25 by Forbes and Tate for A.A. Lyle. Brick with Hamstone dressings, hipped plain tile roofs, tall
grouped brick stacks to ridges. U-plan with stable-yard, now a quadrangle with a central 'fountain court'. The
south-east front virtually as in 1760, 2 storeys, 3:1:3 bays, semi-circular head windows with imposts and keystones,
except square head window to centre of first floor with a pediment. Door opening to each side with a triangular
pediment, and twin central semi-circular head carriage openings, now glazed. West front all by Forbes and Tate,
1:3:1:3:1 bays, small square windows to first floor with architraves and triple keys, semi-circular head openings on
ground floor with keys and imposts, predominantly French windows. Central 'fountain court' with pool and carved
figures; mullioned and transomed windows. (Country Life, September 17, l908; November 7, 1925; March 17; 1928;
September 9, 1949; July 28, 1960; VCH, vol IV, 1978; VCH, vol IV, 1978).

Listing NGR: ST3977218259

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