MSO10727 - Post-medieval linhay and stables at Brandish Street Farm (Building)


A sandstone linhay and stables with a loft over, probably dating from the 18th Century and enlarged in the mid 19th Century.

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Linhay and stables with loft over. Probably C18 enlarged mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, stables with shallower pitch. L-plan: 3 bay linhay or cattle byre with loft over, doorway right, 2-bay stable with tack room and lean-to addition in angle. Linhay: square headed full height openings in wall, weather boarded upper storey, 2 plank doors in each bay, square headed doorway right, 2 unglazed openings set below eaves left, 2 segmental headed doorways below, lean-to addition with square headed doorway in angle, loft opening in right gable end. Interior: scissor truss roof to linhay, full length trough with run behind, entered from rear; partitions for carthorse loose boxes right. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265507. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] L-plan. Stone, Random rubble walls. Gabled roof [3] The buildings were visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. The linhay received a BAR score of 6 and the stables a score of 4. [4] The buildings are depicted on 2020 MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 2/1/1986. Thirty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset)/Exmoor National Park.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: #41122 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9070 4675 (26m by 32m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4): 1076/25/94/2
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/25/94/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MEM15266
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31223

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Oct 11 2021 12:37PM


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