BARFORD HOUSE AND OUTBUILDING WING AT REAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058941
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1963
Statutory Address:
BARFORD HOUSE AND OUTBUILDING WING AT REAR, BARFORD PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARFORD HOUSE AND OUTBUILDING WING AT REAR, BARFORD PARK

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Enmore
National Grid Reference:
ST 23350 35883

Details

ST23NW ENMORE CP BARFORD PARK

2/14 Barford House and outbuilding wing at rear 29.3.63 II*

Small country house in a landscaped park. Circa 1710 for Jeanes family on an earlier farmhouse core; altered with added wings and an attic storey c1740; minor late C18 and C19 work; restored post 1958; 2 metal pennants, dated:- "J.G. 1666" and "A.G. 1775". Local red brick of several different hues, Flemish bond, some moulded, rubble core; freestone dressings; slate roofs, some bitumenised, large brick stacks with moulded caps; 2 ridge lanterns, one on a base formed by a brick stack, arcaded with cupola and a pennant, the other conforming though executed in fibreglass. Symmetrical, main block rectangular on plan, flanking quadrant wings; Baroque. Centre portion of 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays, rusticated ashlar quoins to ground and first floor, plinth band, moulded first floor band, moulded and dentilled cornice at attic floor level; attic storey with end pilasters, parapet with moulded capping, corner urns. Twelve-pane sash windows to ground and first floor in moulded cambered head architraves with keys, sills on consoles; 6-pane sash windows in moulded architraves to second floor. Central architrave door opening, triangular pediment on consoles; half- glazed door, paired panelled inner doors. Single storey wings; frieze and moulded cornice, tall parapet with a coping. End elevation of each with a pedimented gable, coping ramped over with pedestal; under each two 12-pane sash windows with thick glazing bars, moulded architraves similar to main block; circular window to tynpanum; brick corner pilasters and pilasters at intervals flanking an arcade of blank semi- circular head niches with emphasised imposts. Returns and rear in plain style; some 12-pane sash windows similar to front, some 2-light casements, some with leaded lights; 2 storey bow. Single storey rubble outbuilding at right angles to rear. Interior with simple cornices; flagged entrance hall; 3 good chimney pieces to ground floor, further C19 chimney piece; dining room with panelled chimney-breast; staircase; 6-panelled doors. (Country Life, November 7, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST2335035883

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
269274
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 7 November, (1974)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05479/28
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