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HER Number:MDV21721
Name:Barn with stables and adjoining mill at Alston, Ashburton

Summary

Bank barn and attached farm buildings. Probably early 19th century. Stone rubble. Roofed with corrugated iron and asbestos, except for range nearest the house, which has tarred slates. Barn roof half-hipped. Bank barn lies on north side of a small cattleyard with a lower building adjoining it on the right; iron water-wheel at rear of the latter. Further ranges along the with gateway on south. Two storeys. Barn has wide doorway on higher ground at rear; narrow doorway (now blocked) at front. Plank doors, including 2 loft doors.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 776 720
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/13/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK BARN (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))
  • WATER WHEEL (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Late 19th century historic map shows an L-shaped building to the north of the farmhouse.


Department of Environment, 1973, Ashburton, 2 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV300597.

Alston. Stone barn with stables and adjoining mill with wheel remaining.


Department of National Heritage, 1992, Ashburton, 6 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337041.

ASHBURTON - ALSTON CROSS Bank barn, water-wheel and courtyard 15m N of Alston Farmhouse (Formerly Listed as: ALSTON CROSS Alston Farmhouse. Barn with stables to N of Alston Farm) - GV II
Bank barn and attached farm buildings. Probably early C19. Stone rubble. Roofed with corrugated iron and asbestos, except for range nearest the house, which has tarred slates. Barn roof half-hipped. Bank barn lies on N side of a small cattleyard with a lower building adjoining it on the right; iron water-wheel at rear of the latter. Further ranges along the with gateway on south. 2 storeys. Barn has wide doorway on higher ground at rear; narrow doorway (now blocked) at front. Plank doors, including 2 loft doors. Interior: cog-wheel corresponding to exterior water-wheel survives; also 3 cog-wheels on an iron bar in upper storey.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Building is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 10/03/2017 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

ASHBURTON - SX77SE ALSTON CROSS 849-1/2/226 Bank barn, water-wheel and courtyard 10/05/73 15m N of Alston Farmhouse (Formerly Listed as: ALSTON CROSS Alston Farmhouse. Barn with stables to N of Alston Farm) - GV II
Bank barn and attached farm buildings. Probably early C19. Stone rubble. Roofed with corrugated iron and asbestos, except for range nearest the house, which has tarred slates. Barn roof half-hipped. Bank barn lies on N side of a small cattleyard with a lower building adjoining it on the right; iron water-wheel at rear of the latter. Further ranges along the with gateway on south. 2 storeys. Barn has wide doorway on higher ground at rear; narrow doorway (now blocked) at front. Plank doors, including 2 loft doors. Interior: cog-wheel corresponding to exterior water-wheel survives; also 3 cog-wheels on an iron bar in upper storey.
Listing NGR: SX7760672038

Sources / Further Reading

SDV300597List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 2.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337041List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Ashburton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 6.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83188 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 10/03/2017.

Associated Monuments

MDV77078Part of: Alston farmstead, Ashburton (Monument)
MDV21720Related to: Alston Farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 10 2017 2:49PM