MSO10633 - Edbrook Farmhouse, Cutcombe (Building)


A farmhouse with an adjoining cattle byre. It appears to date to 1607 but was enlarged in the late 18th or early 19th Century.

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Farmhouse and adjoining loft over cattle byre. Dated 1607, enlarged and refenestrated late C18-early C19. Flat bedded, random rubble, slate roof stone stacks between first and second bays left at gable end of original building and right at junction with farmbuilding. Plan: 2 cell and cross passage farmhouse set into hillside with one bay addition left and 2-bay farmbuilding right. Farmhouse: 2-storeys, 4-bays, first floor late C18-early C19 leaded iron casements, ground floor left bevelled aris to wall, plank door, wooden casement left of main entrance, plank door with leaded iron casement to right; 2-square headed openings to byre, access to loft assumed to be on right gable end. Small date stone set between third and fourth bays left: RV 1607. Interior: not accessible at time of survey, said to contain chamfered beams with enriched stops and possibly evidence that the building evolved differently from the plan started. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265321. First Listed on 05/06/1985. [2] 3-cell Cross passage plan. Stone, Render 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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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 8991 3836 (37m by 35m)
Map sheet SS83NE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/9/125/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/9/125/2
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31112

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Mar 7 2022 3:40PM


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