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Compton Mead

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrow Gurney, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4088 / 51°24'31"N

Longitude: -2.6777 / 2°40'39"W

OS Eastings: 352962

OS Northings: 167966

OS Grid: ST529679

Mapcode National: GBR JM.QF4Z

Mapcode Global: VH88S.JVSF

Entry Name: Compton Mead

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33887

Location: Barrow Gurney, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Barrow Gurney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/19 Nos. 1-6 (inclusive) Compton Mead


Terrace of cottages. Probable C17 core to most cottages (No. 6 has datestone
H/R/E/1690), extensively restored 1900-1927 (various dates incised above doorways
on each cottage). Colourwashed render and freestone dressings, stone tiles to
all roofs except that to No. 6 which has double Roman tiles and ashlar stacks.
L shaped plan with Nos. 4, 5 and 6 parallel to road: pivot cottage (No. 4) is
Barrow Gurney Post Office. Each cottage is 2 storeys. Windows are 2, 3 and 4-
light C20 ovolo mullions with small leaded pane casements and hoodmoulds. Upper
windows in gabled dormers. All doorways are segmental-headed with studded plank
and batten doors. Similar open courtyard entrance next to No. 5 which has
3 rectangular openings above and wooden gate. Fine wrought iron lamp and sign to
Post Office. Tall ridge stacks. The terrace forms an important visual element
in the village streetscape.

Listing NGR: ST5296267966

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