MSO10648 - Boeveys, linhay and stable adjoining Simonsbath House (Building)
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A linhay with a stable abutting to the north. This is 18th to 19th Century in date. It is made of flat bedded local slate, with corrugated iron sheeting to the linhay, and with a slate roofed stable. The linhay has 4 bays, circular stone piers abutting higher independently roofed stable block, square headed opening and inserted double doors. This forms part of a group with the east end of Simonsbath House Hotel to the west.  This is the oldest farm building that is still in use in the former Royal Forest (MEM22088) and is now (2013) in use as a tearoom.  The buildings were visited in March 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6.  In the early 1870s a reading room was situated at the top end of what is now Boevey's Restaurant. The same room is at present used as a store. 
- <1> SSO672 Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
- <2> SEM7997 Monograph: Siraut, M.. Royal Forest, Exmoor: A guide to the Royal Forest of Exmoor. Exmoor National Park Authority. 25.
- <3> SEM8060 Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
- <4> SEM7519 Monograph: Burton, R.A.. 1994. Simonsbath: The Inside Story of an Exmoor Village. Roger A. Burton. 54.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7716 3923 (7m by 25m)|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/11/15/1
- 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/11/15/2
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Somerset SMR PRN: 31134
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