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HER Number:MDV30686
Name:Southbrook Barn and Horse Engine House, Buckland in the Moor


Barn and horse engine house south-east of Southbrook farmhouse. Probably early to mid-19th century. Granite rubble construction with slated roof; the main building is half-hipped and the engine house polygonally hipped. Currently serving as the Roundhouse Craft Centre, with café.


Grid Reference:SX 725 728
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/306/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))
  • HORSE ENGINE HOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Southern end of the building depicted on the Tithe Map.

Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist (Un-published). SDV345904.

17/11/1984 Barn and roundhouse at Southbrook Farm. Stone built barn with slated roof and gable ends. Outside steps to upper floor with porch over door. A single storey open ended cart-shed is attached to the barn at the north end and the roundhouse to the east side. The roundhouse has a five-sided slated roof, stone walls with large openings and wooden slats and is in a dilapidated condition. Photo on worksheet.
19/3/1985 According to the owner part of the horse mill is still in situ, but invisible under piles of timber.

Brown, M., 1996, A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor, 19 (Monograph). SDV361770.

The building is serving as the Roundhouse Craft Centre, with café.

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

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England, 1240393 (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

BUCKLAND-IN-THE-MOOR SOUTHBROOK SX 77 SW MOOR 6/61 Barn and Engine House about 40 - metres south-east of Southbrook Farmhouse-GV II
Barn and horse-engine house. Probably early C19. Granite rubble with slated roof; the main building is half-hipped and the engine house polygonally hipped. 2 storeys, with single-storeyed engine house; addition on north-west also single- storeyed. At either end of main 2-storeyed range, fronting the road, is an upper- storey doorway with a pent-roofed wooden hood above. Each has an old plank door with strap-hinges, the upper and lower halves opening separately; north-west doorway has a flight of granite steps leading up to it. Off-centre to left is the engine house, deeply projecting and with a 3-sided end towards the road.
Listing NGR: SX7251272877

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
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. 1240393.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86955 ]
SDV361770Monograph: Brown, M.. 1996. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A5 Paperback. 19.

Associated Monuments

MDV31003Related to: Site of school opposite Southbrook Farm, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV31004Related to: Southbrook / Little Brook Cottage, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30688Related to: Southbrook farmhouse, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30687Related to: Southbrook farmstead, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30958Related to: Trough in wall at Southbrook, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 18 2018 2:46PM