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Principal Barn in Farmyard at Abbey Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Ditcheat, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268310

Location: Ditcheat, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Ditcheat

Built-Up Area: Ditcheat

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

16/257 Principal barn in farmyard at
- Abbey Farm
- II

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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