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Barton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7197 / 51°43'10"N

Longitude: -1.978 / 1°58'40"W

OS Eastings: 401616

OS Northings: 202326

OS Grid: SP016023

Mapcode National: GBR 2PL.4QQ

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.N1PJ

Plus Code: 9C3WP29C+VR

Entry Name: Barton House

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365133

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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578-1/3/382 Barton House


House, now offices. Mid/late C17 with C19 alterations. Coursed
squared limestone rubble; stone slate roof; two ashlar ridge
stacks with moulded tops; two C19 brick stacks to left and
right sides of rear wing. 5 coped gables to front and five
gables to rear; double-pile single-storey extension to rear
2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. First floor has five
2-light hollow-chamfered stone-mullion windows with iron
casements, some glazing repaired with leaded lights, and
hoodmoulds; probably all early C19. Five similar windows in
gables above. Ground floor has four similar 3-light windows.
C19 gabled ashlar porch with stone slate roof to centre has
studded door with 4 vertical panels formed by applied moulding
with Tudor-arched head in chamfered stone surround. Coped
gable to porch has moulded finial at apex. Flush quoins to
left and right angles of main range. Left side has one gable;
2-light windows similar to front at first floor and in gable;
similar 3-light window extending to ground level to ground
Rear elevation has three 2-light timber windows with inset
iron casements with pointed tops and intersecting tracery;
five similar windows in gables and 3 similar windows to ground
INTERIOR has early/ mid-C18 fireplace with bolection moulding
to ground floor left; C19 Gothic fireplace to ground floor
rear left; three early C19 fireplaces to first floor. 3
further C19 fireplaces and boxed-out beams throughout house;
first floor centre has beam with step-stopped chamfer.

Listing NGR: SP0161602326

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