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James Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Stogumber, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1289 / 51°7'43"N

Longitude: -3.2909 / 3°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 309764

OS Northings: 137414

OS Grid: ST097374

Mapcode National: GBR LS.9245

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.XW3G

Plus Code: 9C3R4PH5+HJ

Entry Name: James Barton

Listing Date: 21 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264965

Location: Stogumber, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Stogumber

Built-Up Area: Stogumber

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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11/202 James Barton

- II

Farmhouse now private dwelling. Medieval in origin, altered late C16-early C17, West wall rebuilt C18, restored late
C20. Rendered over cob, West wall and additions at rear rubble, thatched roof hipped to right, double Roman tiled
outshots at rear. Plan: open hall house altered to 3 cell and cross passage with added room west end, gabled stair
turret at rear and 3 outshots. 2 storeys, 4 bays; all windows on facade late C20 2 and 3-light casements, groundfloor 2
windows on either side of roughcast gabled tiled porch with C20 door, French window end bay right. Interior not
viewed; the subject of a detailed VAG report and said to contain jointed cruck trusses and other evidence of original
open hall ceiled late C16-early C17 with 4 panel hollow chamfered compartment ceiling to right of narrow cross passage,
chamfered lintel and moulded stone jambs to fireplace. The house can be documented to 1510 when it was held by
copyholders of the Dean and Chapter of Wells; the name derives from one Joshua James who was the copyholder in 1763.
(VAG Report, unpublished SRO, 1980; Proceedings SANHS 1982).

Listing NGR: ST0976437414

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