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Linhay, About 10 Metres West of Lower Chelmsine Farmhouse, Pitminster

Description: Linhay, About 10 Metres West of Lower Chelmsine Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271053

OS Grid Reference: ST1909318440
OS Grid Coordinates: 319093, 118440
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9597, -3.1534

Location: Pitminster, Somerset TA21 9LP

Locality: Pitminster
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 9LP

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Listing Text

9/105 Linhay, about 10m west of Lower
Chelmsine Farmhouse
Linhay, now loft over cattle stalls. Late C17-early C18, altered C19 and C2O. Rubble,
cob and weatherboardinq, thatched roof. Plan: 9-bay linhay, lying north-south, set gable
end onto road, east front facing foldyard, East front: upper storey weatherboarded,
with weatherboarding below and doorways, left return rubble, right rubble with cob above and
weatherboarding. Interior: not seen, said to contain 8 pairs of curved sling braced trusses with the rear posts
supported in the cob walls and the front posts resting on square stone blocks. The upper
ends of the trusses are connected to the principal rafters by iron pin and wedge, nailed
above with stab ties to wall plate. A rare example of the survival of this roof type in
an agricultural building. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1980).

Listing NGR: ST1909318440

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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