© Mr Michael Perry
COURT BARN, SCOTTS LANE (east side)
WEST BRADLEY, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Mr Michael Perry
24 October 2006
02 June 1961
Date of last amendment:
02 June 1961
The Images of England website consists of images of listed buildings based on the statutory list as it was in 2001 and does not incorporate subsequent amendments to the list. For the statutory list and information on the current listed status of individual buildings please go to The National Heritage List for England.
WEST BRADLEY CP SCOTT'S LANE (East side)
6/195 Court Barn
Tithe barn for Glastonbury Abbey, now a field barn. Early C15, restored early C20. Coursed and squared lias, freestone
dressings including quoins, tile roof, coped verges on kneelers with bases for finials, some stone tiles to eaves.
Rectangular on plan; 4 three-quarter height 2-stage buttresses with offsets to the north and south sides; a further
buttresses in conforming style to west end, cruciform breather to gable face, similar breather to east gable face.
Central projecting carriageway to north and south sides with a swept down roof, broad door openings with chamfered and
stopped dressed stone jambs; cambered wooden lintol to north side, C20 lintol to south side; paired vertical plank
doors with wrought-iron strap hinges. Interior with 6 roof trusses, containing 5 bays; base crucks with a heavy
tie-capping the lower principals; on the tie stands on A-frame; archbracing, some evidence of windbracing. Single
storey extension to east return, triple Roman tile roof, narrow door opening with dressed stone jambs to north side;
inside niches for birds; further similar niches on east gable wall of barn, and traces of the remains of a former
larger extension. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, February 1977).