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Latitude: 51.1241 / 51°7'26"N
Longitude: -2.5402 / 2°32'24"W
OS Eastings: 362293
OS Northings: 136224
OS Grid: ST622362
Mapcode National: GBR MT.9D83
Mapcode Global: VH8BD.X0HM
Entry Name: Principal Barn in Farmyard at Abbey Farm
Listing Date: 25 February 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058506
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268310
Location: Ditcheat, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Ditcheat
Built-Up Area: Ditcheat
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
DITCHEAT CP KITE LANE (West side)
16/257 Principal barn in farmyard at
- Abbey Farm
Barn with attached horse-engine house and cart-shed. C18, early C19 alteration. Coursed rubble, tile roofs, stone tiles
to eaves, coped verges, freestone dressings. Barn rectangular in plan with a hipped roof porch to each long side. Six
bays, slit-breathers to elevations; porches with paired plank doors, iron strap hinges. Attached to east a
single-storeyed engine-house with half-conical tile roof supported on an open arcade of 7 thick wooden posts which in
turn stand on stone plinths, inside remains of overhead gearing with iron pinion and drive shaft; inside the barn the
driveshaft terminates in an iron and wood flywheel. Raised lias threshing floor Roof of simple tie-beam construction.
Two bay cart-shed attached to north, 2 high openings, divided by wooden post. An rare example of an horse engine-house
in north Somerset.
Listing NGR: ST6229336224
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