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HER Number:MDV20325
Name:Shamland Barn, Abbotsham

Summary

Eighteenth century barn with two late medieval crucks. Both trusses are smoke-blackened suggesting that they have been removed from a former medieval open hall.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 420 268
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAbbotsham
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishABBOTSHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/101/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Turner, J. L., 1978, Shamlands Barn (Worksheet). SDV340024.

Building, 9.75 x 4.8m. Stone with tile roof. Open barn on east west axis with opposed doors. Small sooted recess in wall. No windows. Two true raised crucks surviving, smoke blackened, trenched purlins. Further details including diagrams on worksheet. Location not clear.


Alcock, N. W., 1981, Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 108 (Report - non-specific). SDV342504.

True cruck recorded in barn at Shamland.


Hulland, C., 1982, List of Historic Houses (Un-published). SDV75440.

Visited but not recorded.


Pollock, R.V., 1983, Shamlands Barn (Worksheet). SDV340027.

Suggestion that Shamlands Barn was probably originally used as a dwelling house, further detail on construction within this sheet


Meade, H. M., 1988, Untitled Source (Un-published). SDV5427.


Department of Environment, 1989, Abbotsham, 16 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV1633.

Shamland, outbuilding approx 20m north east of house.
Outbuilding. 18th century, including late medieval roof. Coursed slatestone rubble; gabled mid 19th century pantile roof. Chamfered timber lintel over central doorway. Timber lintel over door to extension of stone and cob to right.
Interior: two late medieval raised crucks, each with collar, trenching for purlins and yoked apex (Alcock Type II). Both trusses have smoke blackening, suggesting that they have been removed from a former medieval open hall.


Unknown, 2004 - 2008, Existing Elevations (Plan - sketch). SDV340958.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 74 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Torridge District Council, 2008, Conversion of Barn involving Demolition and Re-building of External Barn Wall and Erection New Extension (Planning Application). SDV340959.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1633List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Abbotsham. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 16.
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 74.
SDV340024Worksheet: Turner, J. L.. 1978. Shamlands Barn. A4 Stapled.
SDV340027Worksheet: Pollock, R.V.. 1983. Shamlands Barn. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV340958Plan - sketch: Unknown. 2004 - 2008. Existing Elevations. George S. Wilson Associates Drawing. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340959Planning Application: Torridge District Council. 2008. Conversion of Barn involving Demolition and Re-building of External Barn Wall and Erection New Extension. Torridge District Council Planning Application. Digital.
SDV342504Report - non-specific: Alcock, N. W.. 1981. Cruck Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue. Council for British Archaeology Research Report. 42. Photocopy. 108.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82738 ]
SDV5427Un-published: Meade, H. M.. 1988. Parish Checklist. Worksheet.
SDV75440Un-published: Hulland, C.. 1982. List of Historic Houses. List of Historic Houses. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV11734Related to: Brewhouse to north of Shamland, Abbotsham (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2015 3:53PM