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Latitude: 51.2063 / 51°12'22"N
Longitude: -3.5099 / 3°30'35"W
OS Eastings: 294619
OS Northings: 146319
OS Grid: SS946463
Mapcode National: GBR LH.46N5
Mapcode Global: VH5JY.3YT3
Entry Name: Gatehouse and Barn Abutting West End at Bratton Court
Listing Date: 22 May 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345727
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265366
Location: Minehead Without, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Minehead Without
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
SS94NW MINEHEAD WITHOUT CP
2/83 Gatehouse and barn abutting west
end at Bratton Court
Gatehouse and barn. C15, altered C19 and C20. Rendered in part over red sandstone random rubble, west Somerset slate
roof, medieval louvred type chimney east of gateway opening. Plan: barn abutting west end of gatehouse range comprising
5-bay original domestic wing, 2-bay gatehouse, 4-bay agricultural building. South front: 2 storeys, irregularly placed
fenestration, first floor C15 cinquefoil headed lancet left, similar 2-light to left of stairway opening to gatehouse,
gable fronted gatehouse with clock from Ashley Combe House, Porlock CP (demolished), right 3 loft openings with pigeon
hole openings irregularly placed, ground floor left original chamfered peaked doorframe, small opening right, inserted
square headed opening left of entrance to gatehouse, flight of 14 stone steps, square headed carriageway entrance,
chamfered joists to ceiling, right stable door, C20 raking buttresses flanking stable door with opening beyond. North
elevation masked by farmbuildings (qv) left, unlit right, part renewed C16 double doors with Tudor arch head wicket
gate and contemporary iron work, wooden trefoil headed lancet. Interior: main feature is the gatehouse room with 3
pairs of fine arch braced jointed crucks with shields below, similar to those at the Old Manor Guest House, Dunster
(qv); chamfered lintel to fireplace in east wall; east end range 4 pairs of collar beam trusses without purlins; west
end first floor 6-light octagonal mullioned window, unglazed, in gable end, chamfered beams with step and runout stops,
some chamfered joists, 5 pairs of tenoned jointed cruck trusses, remains of plastered floor. Barn abutting featureless,
possibly on site of earlier detached kitchen. Notable for survival of early wooden windows and particularly the fine
double doors. (VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, March l978; Photographs in NMR).
Listing NGR: SS9461946316
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