MEM22713 - Gate piers in Bratton Court Farmyard (Building)


Two sets of sandstone gate piers flank the entrances to the two northern foldyards. They date to the mid 19th Century and are square, with pyramid tops.

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Walls and farmbuildings. Mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, decorative brick cornice, hipped clay tile roofs over canted corners, sprockets. Plan: walls enclosing 2 foldyards on north front of gatehouse range at Bratton Court, canted corners flanking roadway to gatehouse, entrances to left and right with square gate piers and pyramid tops.[1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265368. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] Stone, Random rubble walls. [3] The gatepiers were visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 5A. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: 5/6/1985. 34th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.



Grid reference Centred SS 9461 4632 (7m by 5m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 444/2/85/1
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31071

Record last edited

May 29 2014 10:57AM


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