Rock House And Barn Adjoining North West Corner

6 Aug 1999
Rock House And Barn Adjoining North West Corner, Creech St Michael, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2 8RP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/66 Rock House and barn adjoining North-West corner


Farmhouse and barn. Late medieval, partly rebuilt C16-C17, barn added subsequantly, altered late C19 early C20. Red sandstone random rubble, roughcast facade and white washed South front of barn, double Roman tiled roof, brick stacks right gable end and to right of junction with barn. Plan: thought to be late medieval longhouse lying North-South, open hall South end, through passage to left of remaining central stack lost when byre end rebuilt on smaller site as dairy, entrance resited in present location, barn wing added. Two storeys, two 3-light leaded iron casements first floor right set above flat-roofed square early C20 bay windows with stained glass upper-lights flanking gabled glazed porch with tracery in gable end, inserted C20 many-paned door. Barn projecting left, timber hung gabled end, sliding double doors under wooden lintol in re-entant angle. Buttressed right return with blocked 2-light pointed arch stair window and later glazed opening below, Rear elevation, some early, C19 leaded iron casements, and a 2-light octagonal framed window said to be extant in South East end bay. Interior: not sighted. Said to contain 2 blackened framed trusses, and one arch braced, flanked by rebuilt end trusses, wattle and daub partition on first floor. Chamfered beams with steps and runout stops. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, November 1981).

Listing NGR: ST2777029166


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1061 IOE Records taken by Mick Humphreys; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mick Humphreys. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Humphreys, Mick

Rights Holder: Humphreys, Mick


Roughcast, Rubble, Sandstone, Tile, Timber, Medieval Longhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, Monument (By Form), House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Farmhouse, Dairy, Food And Drink Processing Site, Barn