MSO10605 - West Harwood Farmhouse, Timberscombe (Building)


A farmhouse thought to date to the early 17th Century.

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Farmhouse. Probably early C17, enlarged and refronted early C19. Roughcast over rubble, bitumen covered slate roofs, roughcast stack left gable end, stone stack right. L-plan; probably 3 cell and cross passage farmhouse with 2 cell and cross passage addition on east front and addition in angle on north front. East front: 2 storeys, 3 bays; 16-pane sash windows, central open pediment pilaster door case, panelled reveals, fanlights and panelled door. Long left return of original farmhouse with C20 fenestration. Interior not seen. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265375. First Listed on 05/06/1985. [2] L-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] The building is depicted on 2020 MasterMap data and shown as part of a complex labelled West Harwood Farm. [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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: #41374 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9335 4035 (26m by 20m)
Map sheet SS94SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/6/92
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31079

Record last edited

Jun 2 2021 8:53AM


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