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Bank Barn, Engine House, Mill and Linhays Immediately South South West of Colton Farmhouse, Nettlecombe

Description: Bank Barn, Engine House, Mill and Linhays Immediately South South West of Colton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 265049

OS Grid Reference: ST0558835916
OS Grid Coordinates: 305588, 135916
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1147, -3.3502

Location: Colton Lane, Nettlecombe, Somerset TA4 4HU

Locality: Nettlecombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4HU

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list.


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
Note Colton Farm was formerly on the Nettle combe estate and the datestone
initials are those of a Trevelyan.

Listing NGR: ST0558835916

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Source: English Heritage

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