MSO10598 - Lean to farm buildings at Bratton Court (Building)


Mid 19th Century farm buildings built against the north and northeastern wall of Bratton Court and enclosing two foldyards.

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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 (qv), canted corners flanking roadway to gatehouse, entrances to left and right with square gate piers and pyramid tops. North-east foldyard with shelter sheds north and east, steeply pitched catslide clay tiled roof over 2-storey, loft over byre abutting gatehouse, weather boarded west end. Farmbuildings in north-west foldyard removed, garage doors on east front. Primarily listed for group value. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265368. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] Stone, Random rubble walls. [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 5A. [4] The buildings are shown on 2020 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #41354 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9463 4632 (21m by 17m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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

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Dec 2 2020 4:20PM


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