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Barnsley Cottage and Attached Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Froxfield and Privett, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0351 / 51°2'6"N

Longitude: -0.9589 / 0°57'32"W

OS Eastings: 473095

OS Northings: 126710

OS Grid: SU730267

Mapcode National: GBR CBW.4C4

Mapcode Global: FRA 86WC.VNB

Entry Name: Barnsley Cottage and Attached Workshops

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354817

Location: Froxfield and Privett, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU32

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Froxfield and Privett

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Froxfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-
9/10003 Barnsley Cottage & attached

Cottage & attached workshops. 1908-9 by Geoffrey Lupton as his home
and workplace. White painted brick; upper cruck construction. Tiled
roofs with tall brick chimney stacks; half-hipped to cottage and
workshop rear, pitched with deadlights to workshop front range.
Cottage - 2 storeys. T-shaped plan. Vernacular style. Irregular
fenestration; mostly segmental-arched 3-light casements with glazing
bars. Entrance on left-hand return with part-glazed door. Brick
mordillion eaves cornice continues around the cottage. On the rear
elevation a full height chimney breast and tall stack with a gabled
dormer to left. Interior has wide (15" & more) hand-cut polished oak
floor boards and plank doors, all with nails, latches and strap hinges
handmade in Gimson's and Lupton's workshops. Sitting room with
bressummer to large open fireplace and built-in wooden seat. Beneath
a trapdoor in front of the fire, a concrete bath. Kitchen with quarry
tiled floor having a hand-crafted oak trapdoor to water tank beneath.
Door opens onto polished oak spiral stair. The cottage is a good
example of Lupton's Arts & Crafts philosophy and fine craftsmanship.
Lupton was a furniture maker, joiner and builder who had trained under
Ernest Gimson and built Bedales hall and library to Gimson's designs.
In 1923 Edward Barnsley, furniture maker & architect, took the tenancy
of the workshop and moved into the cottage in 1926. Barnsley lived
and worked here as a designer craftsman until his death in 1987. The
Barnsley archive is housed here and the furniture he made for his
Workshops - L-shaped plan. Single storey front range; 2 storey to to
rear. Mostly similar external appearance to cottage. Expanid by
Edward Barnsley and c1958-61 by his son Jon. Functional interior with
timber trusses and fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU7310326712

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