MSO10570 - Group of 19th Century farmbuildings at Church Farm, Stoke Pero (Building)


The group includes stables, a barn, an engine house, a loft over stables and a range of outbuildings, dating to the mid 19th Century.

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Stables, barn, engine house, loft over stable and range of outbuildings. Mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, brick dressings, slate roofs. Two L-plan ranges enclosing foldyard: range A abutting north east corner of Church Farm (qv) linked by archway to stables, barn set at right angles, engine house beyond; range B to east, loft over stables set at right angles to outbuildings lying parallel to stables. Range A: segmental headed archway linking Church Farmhouse to single storey, 3 bay stable block bisected by garden wall linking cross wing of farmhouse, central opening with 3 semi-circular steps down, barn abutting stables at right angles, half hipped roof fronting road, double doors with porch right onto foldyard, hipped roof engine house at rear. Range B: loft over stables, 2 storeys, one opening first floor, 2 doors ground floor, joined at right angles by single storey outbuildings. Interiors not sighted. Listed primarily for group value with Church Farmhouse. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265340. First Listed on 05/06/1985. [2] Stone, Random rubble walls. Gabled roof [3] The buildings 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 6. [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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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 8786 4353 (30m by 27m)
Map sheet SS84SE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/5/57/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/5/57/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/5/57/3
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/5/57/4
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/5/57/5
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31043

Record last edited

Oct 6 2014 3:11PM


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