MSO10562 - 18th Century outbuildings at East Luccombe Farm (Building)


A group of farm buildings, thought to date from the 18th Century and consisting of a threshing barn, loft and stable and shelter sheds. They are constructed from sandstone rubble and are roofed with thatch and double Roman tiles.

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Barn, loft over stables, and shelter sheds forming U-plan around foldyard. Probably C18, altered mid C19. Threshing barn: red sandstone random rubble, thatched roof hippd left abutting stable at right angles, double doors under wooden lintel, buttressed foldyard side. Loft over stable: red sandstone random rubble, half hipped thatched roof, forming T-plan with barn, door with corrugated iron pentice hood porch onto foldyard, loft opening in gable end away from foldyard, door below set to right. Shelter sheds: red sandstone random rubble, double Roman tiled roof swept down, L-plan abutting stable block left, 1:3 bays, some brick infill and alterations in bay adjoining stable, circular piers. Triple Roman tiled lean-to addition gable end similar set in angle of barn and loft over stable at rear. Interiors not seen. Forms a good group with linhay (qv) to South. (Photograph in NMR). [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265332. First Listed on 18/08/1977. [2] U-plan. Stone, Random rubble walls. Hipped, Half-hipped roof [3] Towards the northern end of the conservation are two further listings. At East Luccombe Farm is a significant group of outbuildings, built of sandstone rubble with thatched and double Roman tiled roofs, around three sides of a cobbled yard. They are thought to date from the 18th century, were altered in the mid 19th century, and consist of a threshing barn, loft over a stable with shelter sheds opposite. The yard surface within the enclosed area of the outbuildings is cobbled.[4] The buildings were visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6. [5] The buildings are depicted on the 2020 MasterMap data. They are within a group of buildings labelled "East Luccombe Farm". [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: Fisher, J.. 2003. Luccombe Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p15, 18.
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <6>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #39382 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9110 4475 (24m by 30m)
Map sheet SS94SW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/14/49/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/14/49/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/14/49/3
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31035

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Aug 11 2020 4:33PM


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