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Barn on South Side of Foldyard at Orchard Portman Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Orchard Portman, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9865 / 50°59'11"N

Longitude: -3.0762 / 3°4'34"W

OS Eastings: 324559

OS Northings: 121340

OS Grid: ST245213

Mapcode National: GBR M2.L2J5

Mapcode Global: FRA 46FH.RF3

Plus Code: 9C2RXWPF+JG

Entry Name: Barn on South Side of Foldyard at Orchard Portman Farm

Listing Date: 21 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270880

Location: Orchard Portman, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA3

County: Somerset

District: Somerset West and Taunton

Town: Somerset West and Taunton

Civil Parish: Orchard Portman

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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4/157 Barn on south side of foldyard at
Orchard Portman Farm


Semi-detached barn adjoining range of farmbuildings at west end (not included in this list). Early-mid C18, reroofed
mid C19, minor alterations late C20. Red brick, English bond, plinth, slate roof, porch gabled roof altered to mansard.
Plan: barn with porch facing north onto foldyard, roof continued west to farm covered way linking mid C19 range of
buildings (not included). Ten or 11 bays, central 2-storey porch with square headed opening, square headed doorways end
bay right and to left of porch, diaper pattern ventilation holes with long ventilation slits below on facade, loft
opening west gable end, 2 tall stepped brick buttresses, co-eval with building, on rear elevation. Interior: largely
obscured by machinery, king-post roof. All that remains of the earlier Orchard Portman far. which was demolished and
rebuilt mid C19 when Orchard Portman House itself was razed to the ground. Although slightly altered, a good example of
an C18 brick barn.

Listing NGR: ST2455921340

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