MSO10599 - Laneshead Cottage, Bratton (Building)


A 16th Century cottage, subsequently altered.

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Cottage. C16, subsequently altered and again mid C20. Roughcast over rubble, some brick, double Roman tiled roof, large lateral stone stack, tall roughcast stack rising from eaves left. Plan: 2 cell. One and a half storeys, chimney brest extended left where wall breaks forward, wall above entrance right raised in brick, all C20 casements, 2-light beside stack, ground floor 2 and 3-light peaked door frame left, somewhat eroded, reached by flight of 2 steps, dwelling entered on left from large lobby, quarry tiles. Interior: framed lathe and plaster partition ground floor, chamfered beams with step and runout stops, upper storey not seen. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265369. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] 2-cell plan. Stone, Render, roughcast and pebbledash walls. 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] Laneshead Cottage is depicted and labelled 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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: #41355 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9454 4619 (12m by 11m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/2/86
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31072

Record last edited

May 21 2021 12:54PM


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