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Description: The Barn, 20 Metres South of Batt's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261506
OS Grid Reference: ST7135437430
OS Grid Coordinates: 371354, 137430
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1354, -2.4108
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ST73NW BREWHAM CP HUTCHIN'S LANE (South side)
2/43 The Barn, 20 metres South of
Barn. Cl6 origins. Local stone rubble with ashlar dressings; half hipped plain clay tile roof. 5 bays, with extension
as long again to North East. On South East side 3 offset buttresses between bays, (that between bays 1 and 2 removed
and small window inserted), slit windows bays 1 and 5, smalll doorway bay 3. On North West side tall central doorway
with flat chamfered timber lintel, corner buttresses and half height buttresses on either side of doorway. Roof
structure uses double collar trusses. Extension has catslide roof to South East over plain doors and windows; on North
West side a C20 lean-to then large doorway at first floor level. Said to have been a tithe barn of Bruton Abbey, the
barn became part of the estate of North Court; traditional connection with an old church not established but apparently
church services were held in the barn until the 1940's. (Couzens, P, Bruton in Selwood, Abbey Press, Sherborne,
Listing NGR: ST7135437430
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