MSO10643 - 19th Century stables at Emmett's Grange, Exmoor (Building)


Mid 19th Century stables, built of random rubble local stone and with asbestos slate roofs. They are designed in an E-plan with a central gabled porch.

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A range of stables buildings. These date to the mid 19th Century. The structures are made of random rubble local stone, with asbestos slate roofs. The complex is E-shaped in plan with a central gabled porch. The buildings are single storey, with square headed openings to the centre, arched heads on right returns, and lit gable ends. This was listed primarily for group value as part of a collection of farmbuildings and foldyard north of Emmett's Grange. [1] The building was visited in December 2013 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [2] 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. [3] Monument record reviewed as part of NRHE to HER pilot project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . 35th List.
  • <2> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <3> Website: Various. Various. World Wide Web page. "John Knight", by Elsie;
  • <4> Archive: Historic England. 2016. NRHE to HER prototype website test. 1569538.



Grid reference Centred SS 7524 3687 (26m by 39m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS73NE

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/11/10
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31129

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 6:14PM


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