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Barlinch Farmhouse and Remains of St Nicholas Priory Adjoining to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Brompton Regis, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.05 / 51°2'59"N

Longitude: -3.5294 / 3°31'45"W

OS Eastings: 292893

OS Northings: 128960

OS Grid: SS928289

Mapcode National: GBR LG.G1PM

Mapcode Global: FRA 36HB.W92

Entry Name: Barlinch Farmhouse and Remains of St Nicholas Priory Adjoining to West

Listing Date: 6 April 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265596

Location: Brompton Regis, West Somerset, Somerset, TA22

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Brompton Regis

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/10 Barlinch Farmhouse and remains of
St Nicholas Priory adjoining to

- II

Farmhouse and remains of priory. Medieval remains probably partly incorporated into C16-C17 farmhouse, subsequently
altered, enlaarged to east C19, wall to left of easterly stack built out and house refenestrated mid C20. Farmhouse;
random rubble local stone, roughcast at rear, 3 slate roofs of differing levels, stone stack left gable end, large
roughcast lateral stack to left of entrance with slate roofed bread oven projection, another lateral stack to right in
set back wing. Irregular plan facing south with remains of priory abutting south-west corner. Two storeys, one bay
left, wall breaks forward with single bays flanking lateral stack, set back on a squint 1:2 bays right, all C20 2-light
casements, except for first floor end bay right early C19 leaded 2-light window, concrete sills, C20 door to left of
westerly stack, with slate roof pentice porch on wooden column, plank door in end bay right. Remains of priory: random
rubble local stone much overgrown with ivy at time of survey (June l985) and obscured by vegetation. Walls rising to a
maximum of about 5 m, with roughly 2 adjoining L-plan shapes with evidence of buttress and jambs of window opening on
south front, in all about 30 m in length. According to the previous list a small piece of tracery is said to have been
inserted in a modern wall of a farmbuildinq adjoining to the north. The priory of St Nicholas was founded by the Austin
Canons c1174, and was affiliated to Cleeve Abbey, it was dissolved c1537. The walls are a Scheduled Ancient Monument
(Somerset County No 182). (Photograph in nmr).

Listing NGR: SS9289328960

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