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Linhay, Barn and Farmbuildings Adjoining on North-East Side of Foldyard at Bratton Court, Minehead Without

Description: Linhay, Barn and Farmbuildings Adjoining on North-East Side of Foldyard at Bratton Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265367

OS Grid Reference: SS9463846297
OS Grid Coordinates: 294638, 146297
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2061, -3.5096

Location: Bratton Lane, Minehead Without, Somerset TA24 8SL

Locality: Minehead Without
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 8SL

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Listing Text


2/84 Linhay, barn and farmbuildings
adjoining on north-east side of
foldyard at Bratton Court
(formerly listed as: Outbuildings
on south side at Bratton Court;
and Barn on east side at Bratton


Linhay, barn and farmbuildings. Barn possibly Cl6, other buildings C19, linhay possibly incorporating part of earlier
structure. Red sandstone random rubble, linhay clay tiled, steeply pitched roof with decorative ridge tiles; barn West
Somerset slates, half-hipped south end. L-plan: 3-bay linhay lying east-west abutting at right angles 5-bay barn with
outbuilding attached at north end. East front: Barn, 6 irregular full height stepped buttresses central double doors
with C20 weather boarding above, random rubble infill below, small slit opening to right; abutting right unlit length
of single storey outbuilding, brick cornice, slate roof, abutting gable end of outbuilding beyond with double doors,
rectangular light and C20 lateral stair. Foldyard elevation: barn full height gabled porch projecting, unglazed opening
left. Interior: 5 pairs of jointed cruck trusses, some timbers renewed, porch addition of 2 collar beam trusses;
interior largely obscured by agricultural machinery. Linhay of 3 bays, circular rubble piers, end bay right with square
headed doorway, abutting solar wing of Bratton Court (qv). Interior: pointed arch opening in east gable end of solar
opens with 2 steps down onto first floor of linhay probably indicating the existence of co-eval 2-storey structure at
east end of which the rear wall of linhay may be part. (VAG report, unpublished SRO, March 1978).

Listing NGR: SS9463846288

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Source: English Heritage

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