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Barton Farmhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3434 / 51°20'36"N

Longitude: -2.255 / 2°15'17"W

OS Eastings: 382336

OS Northings: 160507

OS Grid: ST823605

Mapcode National: GBR 1SC.LQP

Mapcode Global: VH96V.VHRJ

Entry Name: Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 April 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312654

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1. POUND LANE
5411 (South Side)

Barton Farmhouse
ST8260 2/1 18.4.52.

I GV

2.
During the Middle Ages, Barton Farm was a grange of Shaftesbury Nunnery.
The Farmhouse is mostly early C18, with portions dating from the late
Middle Ages. L-shaped building with a short leg projecting forward at
right-angles to the main north frontage. This wing is late medieval in
date. 2 storeys. Ashlar. Single first-floor room over square archway
supported by timbering, under which the road passes to the west and Barton
Bridge. Diagonal corner buttresses. Stone capping on roof-ridge and
gable-end parapets with saddle-stones. Main elevation of farmhouse also
of ashlar with stone-tiled roof. 2 storeys plus attics in 3 gables.
String-courses divide the storeys. 5 windows with projecting surrounds,
sashes, no glazing bars. Centre window on first-floor and all ground-floor
windows have semi-circular heads with keystones. Attic window in centre
gable also has semi-circular head, no keystone. Projecting square porch
to left of main frontage with room over and gable. 4-centred archway
with panel-traceried soffit; 3-light stone mullioned window above, with
4-centred sub-arches in square head; blocked single-light window in gable.
Stone bench along each side of porch interior. Inner doorway leading
to farmhouse interior has a 4-centred arch with chamfered mouldings.
To left of porch is a small section of main front with stringcourse and
2 sashes in reveals, one to each floor. Listed grade I as part of a rare
complex of medieval buildings which includes the Tithe Barn. In the possession
of the Wiltshire Historic Buildings Trust.

All the listed buildings in Pound Lane form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8233560510

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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