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IoE Number: 270103
Location: GREENHAM BARTON,
  STAWLEY, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
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Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 25 January 1956
Date of last amendment: 25 January 1956
Grade I

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In the entry for STAWLEY CP GREENHAM 6/28 Greenham Barton II The grade shall be amended GREENHAM Greenham Barton I ------------------------------------ ST02SE STAWLEY CP GREENHAM 6/28 Greenham Barton 25.1.56 GV II 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 East with service wing North West. 2 storeys, 2:1:2:1 bays; pair of mullioned and transomed 10-light Tudor headed windows to right of porch, 4-light mullioned window outer bay right, 2 pairs of 2-light mullioned windows to left of porch, 2-light cinquefoil with hood mould, in first floor of porch; the latter is crenellated with stepped diagonal buttresses, 4-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 Elizabethen - style plaster work by smallcorn of Bath, early C20, similar in solar and inner room, 4- 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. (SANHS Proceedings, p 17-24, LXXX; Country Life, p 252-7, September 9, 1933; VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, November l981).

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