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Stables, Gateway and Wall on Corner of Vicarage Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2098 / 51°12'35"N

Longitude: -3.4821 / 3°28'55"W

OS Eastings: 296567

OS Northings: 146668

OS Grid: SS965466

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.41P3

Mapcode Global: VH5JY.LVJF

Plus Code: 9C3R6G59+W5

Entry Name: Stables, Gateway and Wall on Corner of Vicarage Road

Listing Date: 28 October 1976

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391191

Location: Minehead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Minehead

Built-Up Area: Minehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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900-1/3/40 (South side)
28/10/76 Stables, gateway and wall on corner
of Vicarage Road
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Stable range with gateway and wall
to stableyard on corner of Vicarage


Stables, gateway and wall. C17 gateway; C17 and later walls;
C17 stables and attached C19 outbuildings. Rubblestone stable
with pantile roof; east elevation of painted stone with cob;
outbuildings of pantile roofs; rubblestone wall and gate piers
with pantile overthrow. Buildings enclose yard to the south
and west. Mid C19 one-storey range with doorways facing yard
to south. The west side of yard is bounded by a taller
early/mid C19 former stable range with timber lintels over
doorways and window openings; east elevation has 2 stable
doors, entrance door with old oak frame, doorway to tack room,
2 narrow windows and a hay loft opening.
INTERIOR of stable has 4 pairs of jointed crucks (a notable
example for this area), with face-pegged joints, trenching for
purlins to principals and morticed collars.
Subsidiary Features: these buildings are attached to and
enclosed by a wall to the right along Moor Road to north
(approx 3m high and 15m long) and left along Vicarage Road to
east (approx 2m high and 20m long). The gateway at the corner,
facing Moor Road, has a C17 moulded architrave approx 4m high
and 3m wide between substantial piers of limestone up to 2m;
above this the left corner is rounded and corbelled out to red
sandstone, probably C19, at the top.

Listing NGR: SS9656746668

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