MSO9103 - Aller Farmhouse, Carhampton (Building)


A medieval manor house, enlarged in the late 16th to early 17th Century and now a farmhouse. The hall is said to contain two true cruck trusses.

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Aller Farmhouse was orginally a Manor House and is now a dwelling. The building is late medieval in origin and was enlarged in the late 16th to early 17th century. The farmhouse was also restored in the mid to late 20th century. The building is rendered over rubble with clay tiled roofs. The fireplace is blocked but there is evidence to suggest a very large bacon curing chamber or corn drying kiln. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 265285. First Listed on 22/05/1969. [2] The building was visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 6. [4] A Medieval Manor House, originating in the late medieval period. It was enlarged in the late 16th and early 17th centuries and restored mid-late 20th century. This is a Grade II listed building. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: 5/6/1985. 34th 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 Unpublished document: Somerset County Council.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> Archive: Unknown. Unknown. Volume: Aller Farmhouse, Carhampton.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 521239, Extant 18 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred ST 000 422 (32m by 17m)
Map sheet ST04SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (6): 444/15/3
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10542
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 04 SW72
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NBR Index Number: 41482
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 521239
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30982

Record last edited

May 18 2022 4:28PM


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