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HER Number:MDV29853
Name:Barn south-east of farmhouse at Foxworthy, Widecombe


Barn at Foxworthy dating to the 18th century or earlier. Granite rubble construction with half-hipped roof covered with cedar shingles.


Grid Reference:SX 694 740
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/113/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Barn depicted on the Tithe Map.

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

Late 19th century historic map shows the barn.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Barn has been extended to the north-east as depicted on the modern map. Also, there appears to have been an alteration at the south-western end.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England, 1260389 (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 67 SE THE-MOOR 5/166 Barn about 15 metres south-east - of Foxworthy Farmhouse
GV II Barn. Probably C18 or earlier. Granite rubble. Half-hipped roof covered with cedar shingles. 1 storey with loft. Front towards farmyard has small centre doorway occupying part of what appears to be the original barn door, now blocked. To right a large inserted doorway. To left a flight of stone steps leading to a loading door which rises above eaves-level and is gabled. Against right-hand gable- wall another flight of stone steps leading to loft door. In left gable-wall a ventilation slit. 3 windows in wall fronting road. Floor and roof timbers C20. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SX6945374077

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1260389.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86629 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29852Part of: Foxworthy Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV6509Related to: Foxworthy longhouse, Widecombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2015 10:42AM