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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COURT BARN

List entry Number: 1175792

Location

COURT BARN, SCOTTS LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityWest Bradley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267669

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History

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Details

WEST BRADLEY CP SCOTT'S LANE (East side) ST53NW 6/195 Court Barn 2.6.61

- I

Tithe barn for Glastonbury Abbey, now a field barn. Early C15, restored early C20. Coursed and squared lias, freestone dressings including quoins, tile roof, coped verges on kneelers with bases for finials, some stone tiles to eaves. Rectangular on plan; 4 three-quarter height 2-stage buttresses with offsets to the north and south sides; a further buttresses in conforming style to west end, cruciform breather to gable face, similar breather to east gable face. Central projecting carriageway to north and south sides with a swept down roof, broad door openings with chamfered and stopped dressed stone jambs; cambered wooden lintol to north side, C20 lintol to south side; paired vertical plank doors with wrought-iron strap hinges. Interior with 6 roof trusses, containing 5 bays; base crucks with a heavy tie-capping the lower principals; on the tie stands on A-frame; archbracing, some evidence of windbracing. Single storey extension to east return, triple Roman tile roof, narrow door opening with dressed stone jambs to north side; inside niches for birds; further similar niches on east gable wall of barn, and traces of the remains of a former larger extension. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1977).

Listing NGR: ST5469537037

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: February - Date: 1977 - Journal Title: Vernacular Architecture Group Report

National Grid Reference: ST 54695 37037

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