1-7 Fairhouse Road

Date:
27 Aug 1999
Location:
1-7 Fairhouse Road, Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22 9TL
Reference:
IOE01/00106/29
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST51SE BARWICK FAIRHOUSE ROAD

241/5/10003 Nos. 1-7(Odd)

GV II

Two pairs of semi-detached houses. 1925, by Petter Warren Rendered concrete slab cavity walls. Steel roof construction of segmental section clad in corrugated-iron sheets. Red brick stacks.

PLAN: Two pairs of semi-detached non-parlour houses.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 4-window west fronts in wide segmental gable ends. Later C20 2-light casements and glazed doors to left and right with canopies over.

INTERIOR not inspected.

NOTE: These houses were built for the local council as low-cost housing and their design based on the principals that LT Colonel Nissen, of the Royal Engineers, used in the construction of the First World War Nissen huts. There are similar houses in Higher Bullen, Barwick, Yeovil and West Camel in South Somerset District, and in Bampton in Mid Devon District.





Listing NGR: ST5625013348

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Haigh_Brian IOE Records for Haigh, Brian; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Brian Haigh. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Haigh, Brian

Rights Holder: Haigh, Brian

Keywords

Concrete, Iron, Render, Steel, 20th Century Semi Detached House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling