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Barn About 20 Metres West of Kingstone Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingstone, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9191 / 50°55'8"N

Longitude: -2.8865 / 2°53'11"W

OS Eastings: 337782

OS Northings: 113670

OS Grid: ST377136

Mapcode National: GBR MB.QGJJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 46VP.192

Entry Name: Barn About 20 Metres West of Kingstone Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264122

Location: Kingstone, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Kingstone

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Kingstone

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


4/58 Barn about 20 metres west of
Kingstone Farmhouse


Barn. Before 1600, modified later. Ham stone cut and squared, some ashlar; double Roman clay tiled roof between coped
gables with finials. Nine bays. South gable has angled corner buttresses, with buttresses on east wall, representing
the last fragments of the medieval, possibly a tithe barn, with vent slits and a now blocked chamfered pointed arched
doorway: the three south trusses are heavy collar trusses with mortice-and-tenon apex joint and three rows of heavy
trenched purlins of irregular spacing, with windbraces in lower panel; two trusses further north are jointed crucks,
the remainder comparatively late. Attached to the east of the building was a thatched half-hipped roof building with at
least one jointed cruck possibly of 1600, now ruinous. The barn older than the farmhouse (q,v), and apparently modified
c1600, at about the time the present farmhouse was built. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, March 1984).

Listing NGR: ST3778013680

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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