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Linhay, About 10 Metres West of Lower Chelmsine Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitminster, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9597 / 50°57'34"N

Longitude: -3.1534 / 3°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 319093

OS Northings: 118440

OS Grid: ST190184

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.MT2Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 468K.Z5P

Entry Name: Linhay, About 10 Metres West of Lower Chelmsine Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271053

Location: Pitminster, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Pitminster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, January 1980).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

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