Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056276

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: BRATTON FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: BRATTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Bratton Seymour

National Grid Reference: ST 67700 29724



Detached house, formerly farmhouse, C16 with modifications. Local stone rubble roughly coursed; plain clay tile roof with simple eaves; brick chimney stacks. 'L'plan; 2 storeys, 6 bays irregular fenestration to east elevation. Mostly casement windows, of several types; 3-light small-pane casements upper bays 1 and 2 and both levels bay 4; horizontal bar casements upper bay 3 and lower bay 6; leaded casements with iron framed opening lights upper bay 6 and both levels bay 5; 16-pane sash window lower bay 1 and 1960's French doors lower bay 2. Southwards return wing has mid C20 casements in gable, then through passage to entrance in north-west corner, west of this double garage doors with casement over, and at west end of this wing a single-storey studio, to full roof height: entrance door of 6 flush-panel pattern set under moulded stone hood on corbel brackets. Interior has deep chamfered beams with step and runout-stops; circular stone staircase with stone stairlight, now internal; at first floor level a plank partition and a C16 doorway, other doors of several periods; collar beam trusses and collar-and-tie beam trusses of early pattern; traces of curing chamber in north gable. Probably on site of Saxon Manor. (M Whitfield, In Praise of Bratton St Maur, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST6770029724


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

Legacy System number: 261969

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Whitfield, M, In Praise of Bratton St Maur, (1974)

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