MSO10641 - 19th Century barn and adjoining outbuilding at Emmett's Grange (Building)
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A barn and outbuilding, with the outbuilding abutting to the south. Dating to the mid 19th Century. The structures are composed of random rubble local stone, barn hipped corrugated iron roof, lower steeply pitched corrugated iron roof to the outbuilding's right. Barn: has a central porch with a corrugated iron roof, 4-light window above; left 2 square headed openings and one door to outbuilding. These are listed primarily for their group value, as part of the collection of buildings around the foldyard at Emmett's Grange.  The buildings were visited in December 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6.  John Knight was a landowner and industrialist with an ironworks at Wolverley in Worcestershire. He bought Exmoor forest from the Crown in 1820. Several new farms were built and let c. 1844 including Emmets Grange, Horsen, Wintershead, Warren and Crooked Post.  Monument record reviewed as part of NRHE to HER pilot project. 
- <1> SMO5109 Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . 35th list.
- <2> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <3> SMO7333 Website: Various. Various. World Wide Web page. "John Knight", by Elsie; http://www.everythingexmoor.org.uk/exmoor_encyclopedia_detail.php?id=578.
- <4> SEM8323 Archive: Historic England. 2016. NRHE to HER prototype website test. 1569538.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7519 3687 (15m by 34m) (MasterMap)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/11/8/1
- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/11/8/2
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 31127
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Dec 7 2020 11:23AM
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