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Cattle Shelter to South-West of Hamlyn's Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Load, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0089 / 51°0'32"N

Longitude: -2.7626 / 2°45'45"W

OS Eastings: 346596

OS Northings: 123558

OS Grid: ST465235

Mapcode National: GBR MH.JPYC

Mapcode Global: FRA 563G.1KL

Entry Name: Cattle Shelter to South-West of Hamlyn's Farm

Listing Date: 11 January 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488332

Location: Long Load, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Long Load

Built-Up Area: Long Load

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

LONG LOAD

1526/0/10006 Cattle Shelter to South-west of Hamlyn
11-JAN-02 's Farm

II

Cattle shelter. Circa late C19 or early C20. Coursed stone rubble rear wall and timber posts to open front. Corrugated-iron clad roof with similarly clad gable ends, concealing 'solid thatch' roof structure. Small 4-bay open-fronted shed facing north, with unhewn timber posts supporting roof. Closely-spaced unhewn pole joists supporting 'solid thatch' roof structure, made from coarse brushwood, brambles and straw, and thatched on top, now clad in corrugated-iron sheets. The remaining four bays of a longer shed that extended to the east.
This is a very rare example of a 'solid thatch' roof structure, a primitive form of construction that avoided the need for trusses. There are other local examples at Church Farm, West Camel and at Hainbury Farm, Northover, Yeovilton.

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

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