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BARDON

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: BARDON

List entry Number: 1057458

Location

BARDON

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Williton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265037

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST04SE WILLITON CP WASHFORD

2/267 Bardon

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- II

Farmhouse, now house. C16, enlarged C17 and again early C19. Roughcast over random rubble, slate roof, overhanging eaves, soffit board, decorative ridge tiles, large brick stack rising left from eaves of cross wing, brick stack between first and second bays right at gable end of original dwelling, other stacks at rear. Plan: modified 3 cell and cross passage facing South, enlarged one bay right and extended at rear (North East), cross wing addition left (South west) with 2 gabled additions at rear forming part of courtyard. 2 storeys, unlit gable end of cross wing right, 4:1 bays main block, 16 pane sash window on re-entrant angle left, two 12 pane sash window right, many paned sliding sash French windows end bay right, entrance third bay left, panelled door with pentice hood porch on shaped brackets. Right return gable end, wooden trellis-work porch, to right of 12 pane sash window, external flight of stairs to panelled door with fluted surround. Interior: the original entrance appears to have been one bay right, cross passage removed so now 2 cell with addition right, left gable end fireplace large chamfered lintel with scroll stops, chamfered stone jambs, right gable end ovolo moulded lintel with chamfered stone jambs, chamfered lintel to open fireplace in rear wing, winder stairs to left, octagonal mullioned window frame in courtyard. The discovery at Bardon in 1834 of papers relating to the trial of Mary Queen of Scots is attributed to the fact that the Manor was held in the C16 by the Leigh family, who were lawyers by profession. (VCH Somerset, Vol 5, forthcoming; VAG Report, unpublished SRO, March 1981).

Listing NGR: ST0551840284

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in March, (1981)

National Grid Reference: ST 05518 40284

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