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Latitude: 51.4088 / 51°24'31"N
Longitude: -2.6777 / 2°40'39"W
OS Eastings: 352962
OS Northings: 167966
OS Grid: ST529679
Mapcode National: GBR JM.QF4Z
Mapcode Global: VH88S.JVSF
Entry Name: Compton Mead
Listing Date: 19 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320934
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33887
Location: Barrow Gurney, North Somerset, BS48
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Barrow Gurney
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 56 NW BARROW GURNEY C.P. BARROW STREET (west side)
3/19 Nos. 1-6 (inclusive) Compton Mead
Terrace of cottages. Probable C17 core to most cottages (No. 6 has datestone
H/R/E/1690), extensively restored 1900-1927 (various dates incised above doorways
on each cottage). Colourwashed render and freestone dressings, stone tiles to
all roofs except that to No. 6 which has double Roman tiles and ashlar stacks.
L shaped plan with Nos. 4, 5 and 6 parallel to road: pivot cottage (No. 4) is
Barrow Gurney Post Office. Each cottage is 2 storeys. Windows are 2, 3 and 4-
light C20 ovolo mullions with small leaded pane casements and hoodmoulds. Upper
windows in gabled dormers. All doorways are segmental-headed with studded plank
and batten doors. Similar open courtyard entrance next to No. 5 which has
3 rectangular openings above and wooden gate. Fine wrought iron lamp and sign to
Post Office. Tall ridge stacks. The terrace forms an important visual element
in the village streetscape.
Listing NGR: ST5296267966
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