MSO12056 - Post-medieval hay barn at Castle Home Farm, Dunster (Building)


A hay barn, probably early 19th Century. It was originally part of the farm associated with Castle Home Farmhouse.

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Probably early 19th Century. Random rubble red sandstone. Pantile hipped roof, brick chimney stack. Single storey. 5 bays divided by square full-height stone piers. Forms part of interesting group of agricultural buildings. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264646. First Listed on 04/08/1983. [2] The building is situated within Dunster's Conservation Area. [3] The building was visited in April 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 shown on 2018 MasterMap data and labelled "1, The Courtyard". [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 4/8/1983. Twenty-fifth List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Fisher, J.. 2002. Dunster Conservation Area Character Appraisal. p21.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #39145 ]



Grid reference Centred SS 9909 4360 (10m by 19m)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 26/4/15
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34914

Record last edited

Jan 21 2020 4:06PM


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