Greenham Barton


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Greenham Barton, Greenham, Wellington, TA21 0JW


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Statutory Address:
Greenham Barton, Greenham, Wellington, TA21 0JW

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

Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 08156 20047


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GV I House. Early C15, C16 and early C20 alterations. Red sandstone random rubble with Ham stone dressings, stone slate roof, stone stacks. L-shaped plan long block of hall and porch facing south west with service wing north west.

Two storeys, 2:1:2:1 bays; pair of mullioned and transomed ten-light Tudor headed windows to right of porch, four-light mullioned window outer bay right, two pairs of two-light mullioned windows to left of porch, two-light cinquefoil with hood mould, in first floor of porch; the latter is crenellated with stepped diagonal buttresses, four-centred arch with convex mouldings. Circular staircase turret with moulded parapet outer bay right, early C20 addition.

Interior: remains in screens passage possibly of aisle truss post, imported stud and plank screen, unusual stair turret between screen and fireplace in Great Hall originally giving access to gallery above passage. Great Hall open to eaves with Elizabethan-style plaster work by Smallcorn of Bath, early C20, similar in solar and inner room, four-centred arch fireplace moulded with reverse ogees. Pointed arched doorway to service wing, originally detached kitchen block. Round headed gateway north east site of courtyard, which originally also contained a detached chapel and lodgings.

Listing NGR: ST0815620047


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Books and journals
'Country Life' in 9 September, (1933), 252-7
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 80, (1934), 17-24
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, , Vol. Unpublished (SRO), (November 1981), .


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

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