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Barn, About 20 Metres North East of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Dowlish Wake, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9129 / 50°54'46"N

Longitude: -2.8883 / 2°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 337643

OS Northings: 112977

OS Grid: ST376129

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QVF0

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VP.DLF

Entry Name: Barn, About 20 Metres North East of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 30 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262164

Location: Dowlish Wake, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Dowlish Wake

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Dowlishwake

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

2/36 Barn, about 16 metres north-east
of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as part of Manor
House, with three outbuildings)


Barn. Probably late C18, but on earlier foundations. Ham stone rubble, but with massive ashlar stones to base; Welsh
slate roof with stepped coped end gables having qabletted finials, but hipped over flank projection. Built into rising
ground, the south downhill elevation has 2 projecting sections. North elevation of 7 bays, with upper doors bays 1 and
2,a modified full-height doorway to bay 3, a segmental-arched doorway bay 4, a C20 sliding door bay 5, with 3-light
casement over, the openings to upper bay 6 and lower bay 7 now blocked. South elevation has tall chamfered plinth; 4
vent slits west of first projection, which has a large segmental-arched louvred opening, and side approach stairs;
between projections two low-level openings; matching second projection without side stair, then 4 ventilation slits to
east, and the remains of a lean-to building. Roof has apparently C19 trusses of several types, some key post, some
collar beam: the projections have threshing floors; some inserted floors on timber posts and brick piers. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, undated).

Listing NGR: ST3764312977

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