MSO10586 - Old Hall, Kingsbridge (Building)


A late 16th or early 17th Century pair of cottages, which now form one dwelling.

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Pair of cottages, now one dwelling. Late C16-early C17, altered C18, enlarged early C20. Roughcast over rubble and cob, thatched roof half hipped to right, very large roughcast stack above entrance, stack right gable end. Plan: lobby entry, 3 cell plus addition. One and a half storeys, 3 bays, 2-light pointed arch windows with divided tracery rising from below eaves, ground floor late C20 2-light leaded wooden casements one left and 3 right of entrance, plank door, thatched hooded porch on C19 pierced brackets. Independently roofed single storey thatched 2-bay addition right. Interior: chamfered beams with step and runout stops running laterally, curved stair projection at rear, another stair beside right gable end, collar and prinicpal roof. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265356. First Listed on 05/06/1985. [2] Earth, Stone walls. Collar beam, Half-hipped, Gabled roof [3] The building was visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It 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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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 9823 3723 (22m by 14m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/11/73
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31059

Record last edited

May 12 2021 9:10AM


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