MSO10737 - Post-medieval granary at Holnicote (Building)


A granary, thought to date to the 18th Century and constructed of red brick laid in Flemish bond.

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Granary. Probably C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, steeply pitched hipped slate roof. Roughly square in plan. Single storey over basement. South front: central plank door reached by flight of 5 stone steps renewed with concrete, flanked by segmental headed arches, headers only to voussoirs, south west corner damaged; east front on 3 segmental headed arches, headers and stretchers to voussoirs as on other 2 fronts, three 2-light unglazed openings below eaves, west front similar with attached C20 iron tank on brick plinth (not of special interest), 3 bay arcade north front. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265518. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] Square plan. Brick, Flemish bond walls. Hipped roof [3] The building was visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 4A. [4] The building is depicted but not labelled 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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: #41126 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9112 4624 (6m by 7m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 1076/26/104
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31234

Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 10:43AM


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