This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
MORCHARD BISHOP NEW ROAD SS 70 NE 5/175 - Barton House, including coach 26.8.65 house and cottage adjoining to east GV II
Large house and adjoining coach house and cottage. Mid C19. Plastered rubble; rubble stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roofs. Main house facing north has a 4-room plan; a double-depth arrangement with central entrance hall and main stair off left (east) side between front and back rooms. Front rooms have rear stacks rising in valley between parallel roofs and rear rooms served by end stacks.
Single storey double depth service block to right (west) with large stack rising from valley between 2 roofs. Similar block to left (east) but front part extended further to include coach house (now a garage) and cottage cross wing on end projecting forward and including axial stack. Main house and cottage are 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 3-window north front to main house and divided into 3 bays by stucco panelled pilasters. Central door (now C20 replacement). Large stuccoed flat-roofed porch clasping pairs of pilasters on the forward corners with moulded caps and bases, and moulded entablature and parapet. 16-pane hornless sash windows with sun shutters. Plain cornice and plinth. Deep projecting eaves and low-pitch roofs hipped each end. Ancillary block to right has two 16-pane sashes with shutters and hipped roof. To left former coach-house and stables has C20 garage doors, central tall hornless 16-pane sash and, at left end, a C19 6-panel door with overlight. End of cottage has ground floor blocked window recess with small fixed 6-pane window under eaves of hipped roof. Symmetrical 4-window front on south side of main house between end panelled pilasters. Ground floor French windows with glazing bars and margin panes and first floor hornless 16-pane sashes with sun shutters. Deep eaves and roof hipped each end. Ancillary block to left has 2 horned 16-pane sashes and what appears to be the mark left by a removed plat band over. To right similar block has hornless-16-pane sash, C20 glazed door near right end and first floor C20 sash with glazing bars. Right (east) side has large stair window containing radial pattern of C20 coloured glass. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SS7814207847
© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Woodhead, Michael
Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael
Plaster, Rubble, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Stable, Agriculture And Subsistence, Animal Shed, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Transport, Coach House, Road Transport Site, Service Wing, Garage
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