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Barn, About 21 Metres South East of Fairlands House and Bank of Adjacent Leat

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddar, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2738 / 51°16'25"N

Longitude: -2.7741 / 2°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 346098

OS Northings: 153026

OS Grid: ST460530

Mapcode National: GBR MH.0101

Mapcode Global: VH7D1.V7TT

Entry Name: Barn, About 21 Metres South East of Fairlands House and Bank of Adjacent Leat

Listing Date: 30 August 1972

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268778

Location: Cheddar, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS27

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cheddar

Built-Up Area: Cheddar

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/124 Barn, about 21 metres South-East
of Fairlands House and bank of
adjacent leat
(Previously listed as South Barn
at Fairlands House)



Former drying shed for a tannery, now a barn. Probably C18, early C19 alterations. Rubble, pantile roof. Frontage
facing grounds of Fairlands House with irregular window openings, some with the remains of casements; 3 door openings,
that to right broad with a segmental head; external rubble staircase giving access to a further door opening on the
first floor. Further roofless portion to left, walls at back demolished to first floor level, the stone bases of 2
bark-grinding stones set into the floor. Adjacent the east end, a leat formerly used for washing skins in the tanning
process, the leats "banks" are composed of random rubble, stone setts on "bank" to west side with a "bank" for hauling
the skins out of the water. Tannery in operation in the C18.

Listing NGR: ST4609853026

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