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HER Number:MDV30054
Name:Barn at Sweaton, Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Probably early 19th century barn. Granite rubble with roof which is covered with corrugated asbestos. One storey. Wide doorway with wood lintel. Smaller doorway in east wall. Ventilation slit in north gable. Loft door with concrete lintel in south gable. Roof-structure rebuilt in 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 700 736
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/97/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Shown on the tithe map; No. 1735 on apportionment 'Garden and barn'. Land under use as pasture.


Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H., 1979, An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish, Vol IV, 789 (Report - Survey). SDV337078.

(15/6/1979) Barns still exist, and new covered yards being built behind.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 145 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Barn about 30 metres east of Sweaton Farmhouse. Probably early 19th century. Granite rubble with roof which is covered with corrugated asbestos. One storey. Wide doorway with wood lintel. Smaller doorway in east wall. Ventilation slit in north gable. Loft door with concrete lintel in south gable. Roof-structure rebuilt in 20th century.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Shown on the modern mapping at Sweaton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 145.
SDV337078Report - Survey: Beeson, M. M. R. + Masterman, M. C. H.. 1979. An Archaeological Survey of Enclosed Land in Widecombe-In-The-Moor Parish. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. Vols I - V. A4 Comb Bound. Vol IV, 789.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86733 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30055Part of: Sweaton Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30052Related to: Pigsty at Sweaton farm, Widecombe (Building)
MDV30053Related to: Shippon north-east of Sweaton farmhouse, Widecombe (Building)
MDV22101Related to: Sweaton Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2018 4:29PM