MSO10768 - Post-medieval barn and adjoining linhay at Tivington Knowle (Building)


A probably 18th Century barn and linhay, altered in the 19th and 20th Centuries.

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Barn and linhay. Probably C18 altered C19 and C20. Local stone random rubble and cob, thatched roof hipped to right, half hipped left. Plan: 2-bay linhay left abutting 5-bay barn divided into 2 sections. Single storey, circular pier to linhay set at angle from barn with weatherboarded infill to bays, plank door to barn reached by flight of 3 steps, full height stable-type door to barn right, 5-bay collar beam tie roof. Listed primarily for group value with Cottage (National Trust Estate No 97) (qv) to north. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265549. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] 2-bay plan. Earth, Stone, Random rubble walls. Collar beam, Half-hipped, Gabled roof [3] The buildings were visited in May 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. They received a BAR score of 6. [4] The buildings are shown but not labelled on 202 Ordnance Survey MasterMap data. [5] A file of information has been collated by the RCHME. [6] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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: #40067 ]
  • <6> Collection: Unknown. Unknown. Volume: House Tivington Knowle, Selworthy.
  • <7> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 524336, Updated 24 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9348 4453 (19m by 18m)
Map sheet SS94SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/9/135/1
  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 1076/9/135/2
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8040
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW101
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 44344
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 524336
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31265

Record last edited

May 24 2022 11:24AM


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