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Barn Complex and Waterwheel Abutting East Side of Dutch Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0527 / 51°3'9"N

Longitude: -3.082 / 3°4'55"W

OS Eastings: 324257

OS Northings: 128703

OS Grid: ST242287

Mapcode National: GBR M2.FT68

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FB.H4B

Plus Code: 9C3R3W39+36

Entry Name: Barn Complex and Waterwheel Abutting East Side of Dutch Garden

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270559

Location: Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA2

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Cheddon Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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5/51 Barn complex and waterwheel
abutting East side of Dutch
garden at Hestercombe


Barn complex including pumping house and waterwheel. Circa 1904-9 altered mid C20. By Edwin Lutyens for the Hon EWB
Portman. Local slate ragstone laid in courses where visible from gardens (qv) of Hestercombe House (qv), otherwise
random rubble, pantiled barn rest double Roman tiles. Plan: barn lying North-South set in to hillside at North end,
West front forming boundary of Dutch garden, waterwheel on North East front, West wing, additional buildings not of
special interest, included due to alteration. North gable end, single story plank door with divided leaded -light
above, abutting wall of Dutch garden swept up to West. South front: 2 storey, sepaental headed 4-light mullioned and
transomed leaded windows with wmoirs, wooden lintel to altered opening below, West wing altered. Overshot cast iron
waterwheel, in poor condtion at tine of survey (April 1984) in North East corner. Interior not seen. This building
probably included the machinery for feeding the water gardens from the higher pond about 10 metres to the North.

Listing NGR: ST2425728703

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