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Town Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8103 / 50°48'36"N

Longitude: -3.6669 / 3°40'0"W

OS Eastings: 282654

OS Northings: 102513

OS Grid: SS826025

Mapcode National: GBR L8.Y8VS

Mapcode Global: FRA 366Y.P7R

Entry Name: Town Barton

Listing Date: 26 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446865

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Built-Up Area: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 80 SW SANDFORD SHUTE
(south side), Sandford

3/260 Town Barton
25.8.65

GV II


House. Late C16-early Cl7, refurbished in early-mid C19. Snecked volcanic stone;
volcanic stacks topped with C19 brick; slate roof. Formerly a 2-room and central
through passage house facing east, both rooms with lateral stacks projecting to
rear. Former stair turret projecting forward from left (south) end. In C19
converted to central staircase plan. 2 storeys. 3-window front right of gabled
stair turret. C19 6-panel door with rebuilt doorcase left of centre with blocked
original doorway close by to right. C19 20-pane sash at right end and late C16-
early Cl7 oak 4-light window with ovolo-moulded mullions containing vertical iron
bars, iron casements and leaded glass to left. 3 similar late C16-early C17 3-
light windows to first floor. Above first-floor windows C19 stonework raising wall
to take low-pitch slate roof. Plastered timber-framed stair turret apparently
rebuilt in C19. Roof is gable-ended to right (to road), hipped to left. Rear
elevation includes C19 alterations, some 12-pane sashes and C19 round-headed stair
window but at right end a late C16-early C17 oak 3-light window with chamfered
mullions contains green-coloured early leaded glass. Interior is largely result of
C19 refurbishment and most original features are hidden. One late C16-early Cl7
oak truss in roofspace. House faces into courtyard with late C16-early Cl7 service
rooms around east and south sides, now Barton Court (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SS8266002516

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

Description

SS 80 SW SANDFORD SHUTE
(south side), Sandford

3/260 Town Barton
25.8.65

GV II


House. Late C16-early Cl7, refurbished in early-mid C19. Snecked volcanic stone;
volcanic stacks topped with C19 brick; slate roof. Formerly a 2-room and central
through passage house facing east, both rooms with lateral stacks projecting to
rear. Former stair turret projecting forward from left (south) end. In C19
converted to central staircase plan. 2 storeys. 3-window front right of gabled
stair turret. C19 6-panel door with rebuilt doorcase left of centre with blocked
original doorway close by to right. C19 20-pane sash at right end and late C16-
early Cl7 oak 4-light window with ovolo-moulded mullions containing vertical iron
bars, iron casements and leaded glass to left. 3 similar late C16-early C17 3-
light windows to first floor. Above first-floor windows C19 stonework raising wall
to take low-pitch slate roof. Plastered timber-framed stair turret apparently
rebuilt in C19. Roof is gable-ended to right (to road), hipped to left. Rear
elevation includes C19 alterations, some 12-pane sashes and C19 round-headed stair
window but at right end a late C16-early C17 oak 3-light window with chamfered
mullions contains green-coloured early leaded glass. Interior is largely result of
C19 refurbishment and most original features are hidden. One late C16-early Cl7
oak truss in roofspace. House faces into courtyard with late C16-early Cl7 service
rooms around east and south sides, now Barton Court (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SS8266002516

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