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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WING TO BARRINGTON COURT

List entry Number: 1056932

Location

WING TO BARRINGTON COURT

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSouth SomersetDistrict AuthorityBarrington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Sep-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264294

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST3918 BARRINGTON CP BARRINGTON COURT ESTATE

9/168 Wing to Barrington Court (previously listed as outbuildings immediately west of Barrington Court) 17.4.59

GV II*

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

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 17 March - Date: 1928 - Journal Title: Country Life
  2. Article  Reference - Title: 17 September - Date: 1908 - Journal Title: Country Life
  3. Article  Reference - Title: 28 July - Date: 1960 - Journal Title: Country Life
  4. Article  Reference - Title: 7 November - Date: 1925 - Journal Title: Country Life
  5. Article  Reference - Title: 9 September - Date: 1949 - Journal Title: Country Life
  6. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Somerset - Date: 1978 - Volume: 4

National Grid Reference: ST 39772 18259

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