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Barn on South Side of Foldyard at Orchard Portman Farm, Orchard Portman

Description: Barn on South Side of Foldyard at Orchard Portman Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 270880

OS Grid Reference: ST2455921340
OS Grid Coordinates: 324559, 121340
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9865, -3.0762

Location: Orchard Portman, Somerset TA3 7BQ

Locality: Orchard Portman
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA3 7BQ

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Listing Text


4/157 Barn on south side of foldyard at
Orchard Portman Farm


Semi-detached barn adjoining range of farmbuildings at west end (not included in this list). Early-mid C18, reroofed
mid C19, minor alterations late C20. Red brick, English bond, plinth, slate roof, porch gabled roof altered to mansard.
Plan: barn with porch facing north onto foldyard, roof continued west to farm covered way linking mid C19 range of
buildings (not included). Ten or 11 bays, central 2-storey porch with square headed opening, square headed doorways end
bay right and to left of porch, diaper pattern ventilation holes with long ventilation slits below on facade, loft
opening west gable end, 2 tall stepped brick buttresses, co-eval with building, on rear elevation. Interior: largely
obscured by machinery, king-post roof. All that remains of the earlier Orchard Portman far. which was demolished and
rebuilt mid C19 when Orchard Portman House itself was razed to the ground. Although slightly altered, a good example of
an C18 brick barn.

Listing NGR: ST2455921340

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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