BANK BARN, ENGINE HOUSE, MILL AND LINHAYS IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF COLTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057464
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1990
Statutory Address:
BANK BARN, ENGINE HOUSE, MILL AND LINHAYS IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF COLTON FARMHOUSE, COLTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BANK BARN, ENGINE HOUSE, MILL AND LINHAYS IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF COLTON FARMHOUSE, COLTON LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Nettlecombe
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
ST 05588 35916

Details

The following buildings shall be added to the list.

ST 03 NE NETTLECOMBE COLTON LANE

5/276 Bank barn, engine house, mill and linhays immediately south south west of Colton Farmhouse

- II

Range of farm buildings including bank barn, horse engine house, linhays and water mill and wheel pit. Dated 1806. Stone rubble, hipped slate barn roof; linhays and mill roofs have been clad in corrugated iron. Plan: Large bank barn to north with semi-circular ended horse engine house on higher north side and a cattle yard on lower south side surrounded by open-fronted single storey linhays with an integral water mill in the south east corner. Exterior: Large 2 storey bank barn with 6 segmental arch shippon doorways (right hand blocked) on front facing yard and 2 large barn loading doors above (right hand blocked) with segmental arches and ventilation slits between. Under eaves at centre a stone tablet with initials IT and date 1806. At higher ground level at back of barn 2 similar barn doorways and ventilation slits and large semi-circular ended horse engine house at centre with semi-conical roof, blocked ground floor openings and external stone stairs on right (west) side to loft. Facing the yard are open-fronted linhays with circular stone rubble piers, 6-bays on the west side, 4 bays on the east side and 6 bays on the south side (some bays blocked) and a water mill in the south east corner with a large overshot wheel pit on its outer south side. Interior: Loft over horse engine house has corn bins. The barn and engine house have original tie-beam truss roofs with tenoned purlins, the barn with lapped collars. Similar roof over south linhay but without collars; the east and west linhays have tie-beam trusses with purlins resting on backs of principals. Note Colton Farm was formerly on the Nettle combe estate and the datestone initials are those of a Trevelyan.

Listing NGR: ST0558835916

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
265049
Legacy System:
LBS

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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