MSO10764 - Troytes Farm Cottage, Tivington (Building)


A late 16th or early 17th Century farmhouse, partly demolished in the late 19th Century and now an outbuilding. The interior contains a chamfered beam with step and runout stop and two pairs of jointed cruck trusses in the roofspace.

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Farmhouse now outbuilding. Late C16-early C17, partly demolished late C19. Rendered over random rubble, triple ridge tile roof, external stack left gable end with winder stair projection adjoining. Plan: 2-cell. Two storeys, first floor 2-light window right, pigeon loft openings to left, ground floor left C19 leaded iron casement, small buttress and plank door. Interior: chamfered beam with step and runout stop, 2 pairs of jointed cruck trusses. Stair probably removed when used as a washhouse in C19. Evidence that right gable end wall was rebuilt when Troytes Farm (not included) was erected some 5 m to south-west. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, March 1982). [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265545. First Listed on 02/01/1986. [2] 2-cell plan. Stone, Render walls. Cruck, Gabled 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 6. [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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.



Grid reference Centred SS 9328 4507 (10m by 9m)
Map sheet SS94NW

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  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/4/131
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31261

Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 11:30AM


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