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29, Court Barton

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ilminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9274 / 50°55'38"N

Longitude: -2.9113 / 2°54'40"W

OS Eastings: 336046

OS Northings: 114614

OS Grid: ST360146

Mapcode National: GBR M9.PVMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 46SN.HLQ

Plus Code: 9C2VW3GQ+XF

Entry Name: 29, Court Barton

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Last Amended: 24 January 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383383

Location: Ilminster, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Ilminster

Built-Up Area: Ilminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Ilminster

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


1939-1/7/19 (East side)
23/09/50 No.29
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
The Old Library and No.2)


Formerly known as: No.2 Girls' Grammar School COURT BARTON.
Grammar School, now a dwelling. Early C16 and late C19. Ham
Hill stone ashlar facade, stack, coping and moulded kneelers
to forward-facing gable; slate roof. This is the east end of
the former grammar school and shares a main entrance with
No.28, to the left.
2 storeys; 2-window range. All windows are mid C19 horned
6/6-pane sashes, which flank a central external stack, offset
above eaves level and with 2 string courses to the top;
attached to its centre is a semicircular sundial dated 1586 on
the bracket. The entrance, in the set-back central block which
is now No.28 (qv), has a Tudor arch with foliate spandrels
below a 2-light mullioned window.
INTERIOR: the oldest remaining features are wind braces in the
roof and a quartered ceiling with early C16 moulded beams in
the main ground-floor room. Otherwise greatly altered, and
mostly of late C19 and late C20 character.

Listing NGR: ST3603814615

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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