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HER Number:MDV31064
Name:Barn at Ruddycleave Farm


Threshing barn located to the south of the farmyard at Ruddycleave, Buckland in the Moor. Mid to late 18th century in date, single storey granite rubble construction, roofed with corrugated iron. One end is lofted.


Grid Reference:SX 729 741
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/305/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85248

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (Constructed, XVIII - 1760 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Barn depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map.

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

(Site visited 12/10/1984) Threshing barn with 2.0 meter drop to byre at end with original wooden grain storage floor over and slatted sides, dated by vestry records of 1760 (Belsey citing E. Gawne, personal comment). (See worksheet for details regarding churchwarden's accounts). Other details: Buckland in the Moor.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Barn about 40 metres south-west of Ruddycleave Farmhouse. Circa 1760, granite rubble construction. Roof covered with corrugated iron; also the apex of each gable, possibly because the roof was half-hipped originally. One storey, the left-hand end lofted. Long wall facing house has large doorway in centre; plain wood lintel and plain wood door frame, probably original. Small inserted window to left. Large opening, probably original, in right-hand gable. Small doorway, probably a later insertion, in left-hand gable small original doorway with granite lintel in rear wall. Roof structure 20th century. Source: information regarding date from Miss E Gawne, based on material in Devon Record Office. Ruddycleave farm formerly belonged to the parish. Other details: LB UID: 85248.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87067 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV30992Part of: Ruddycleave farmstead, Buckland in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30988Related to: Outbuilding south-west of farmhouse, Ruddycleave (Building)
MDV30993Related to: Ruddycleave Farmhouse, Buckland in the Moor (Building)
MDV30991Related to: Shippon at Ruddycleave Farm (Building)
MDV30990Related to: Stable and pigsties, Ruddycleave Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 11:30AM