BARN, ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF DOWLISH MANOR FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056191
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
BARN, ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF DOWLISH MANOR FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARN, ABOUT 20 METRES NORTH EAST OF DOWLISH MANOR FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Dowlish Wake
National Grid Reference:
ST 37643 12977

Details

DOWLISH WAKE CP ST31SE 2/36 Barn, about 16 metres north-east of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse (formerly listed as part of Manor House, with three outbuildings) 4.2.58

GV II

Barn. Probably late C18, but on earlier foundations. Ham stone rubble, but with massive ashlar stones to base; Welsh slate roof with stepped coped end gables having qabletted finials, but hipped over flank projection. Built into rising ground, the south downhill elevation has 2 projecting sections. North elevation of 7 bays, with upper doors bays 1 and 2,a modified full-height doorway to bay 3, a segmental-arched doorway bay 4, a C20 sliding door bay 5, with 3-light casement over, the openings to upper bay 6 and lower bay 7 now blocked. South elevation has tall chamfered plinth; 4 vent slits west of first projection, which has a large segmental-arched louvred opening, and side approach stairs; between projections two low-level openings; matching second projection without side stair, then 4 ventilation slits to east, and the remains of a lean-to building. Roof has apparently C19 trusses of several types, some key post, some collar beam: the projections have threshing floors; some inserted floors on timber posts and brick piers. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, undated).

Listing NGR: ST3764312977

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
262164
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in Vernacular Architecture Group Report, ()

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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