MSO10333 - Post-medieval bank barn at West Nethercote (Building)

Summary

A bank-barn with integral stables is believed to be around 18th Century in date. An attached horse-engine house at the higher ground level at the rear has been demolished.

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Bank barn, integral stables and horse engine house. Circa C18. Stone rubble. Half-hipped roof, re-clad in sheet steel. PLAN: Long rectangular range comprising a bank barn at the east end with a cart entrance and horse engine house (demolished) at the higher ground level at the rear, and an integral range of stables at the west end. EXTERIOR: South Front: Stone step on right to high-level doorway with plank doors and window in between. At rear, north, ground level is higher, cart entrance to left of centre and former engine house to right of centre. INTERIOR: Roof Trusses With collars pegged to the faces of the principal rafters and with some later tirnbers inserted. [1] Bank barn, integral stables and horse engine house. Circa C18. Stone rubble. Half-hipped roof, re-clad in sheet steel. PLAN: Long rectangular range comprising a bank barn at the east end with a cart entrance and horse engine house (demolished) at the higher ground level at the rear, and an integral range of stables at the west end. EXTERIOR: South Front: Stone step on right to high-level doorway with plank doors and window in between. At rear, north, ground level is higher, cart entrance to left of centre and former engine house to right of centre. INTERIOR: Roof trusses with collars pegged to the faces of the principal rafters and with some later tirnbers inserted. [2] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 459725. First Listed on 08/03/1996. [3] The building was visited in December 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 4A. [4] The horse engine house appears to have been still extant on the 1946-8 RAF aerial photographs. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 17/2/2006. 13th amendment of 35th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, West Somerset District.
  • <2> Index: 8/3/1996. 9th amendment of 35th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, West Somerset District.
  • <3> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8737 3619 (24m by 16m)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 1076/13/10010
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18568

Record last edited

May 27 2014 12:55PM

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