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BARTON ABBEY, STABLES AND ATTACHED WALL AND GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 27 METRES NORTH WEST OF FRONT PORCH AND ATTACHED TO BARTON ABBEY

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: BARTON ABBEY, STABLES AND ATTACHED WALL AND GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 27 METRES NORTH WEST OF FRONT PORCH AND ATTACHED TO BARTON ABBEY

List entry Number: 1052929

Location

BARTON ABBEY, STABLES AND ATTACHED WALL AND GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 27 METRES NORTH WEST OF FRONT PORCH AND ATTACHED TO BARTON ABBEY

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Steeple Barton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252918

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History

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Details

STEEPLE BARTON SP42SE 4/264 Barton Abbey, stables and attached wall and gateway approx.27m NW of front porch and attached to Barton Abbey GV II Stables, now outbuilding. Late C17, remodelled mid C19. Coursed limestone rubble with squared and ashlar dressings; gabled stone-coped stone slate roof; late C17 moulded stone ridge stack and similar mid C19 left end stack. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Steps descend to 3 doorways with flat stone arches. Label moulds over mid C19 hollow-moulded stone-mullioned and arch-headed 2-light windows. Roof surmounted by belfry with pyramidal lead roof and weathercock. C17 chamfered round-arched doorway and hollow-moulded arched light to rear. Subsidiary features: limestone rubble wall with moulded coping, and Tudor-style archway with moulded cornice, extends approximately 55 metres from front of right corner. Stables have reset medieval mouldings, probably taken from former manor house of Sesswells Barton which stood nearby. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p788; VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol XI, p64)

Listing NGR: SP4526424984

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 788
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 64

National Grid Reference: SP 45264 24984

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