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HER Number:MDV32260
Name:Barn at Lower Churchill Farm, East Down


Barn probably dating to the late 18th century. Built of slate rubble with cob at the first floor. There are four bee boles in the cob wall of the south side, each with a slate cill.


Grid Reference:SS 595 408
Map Sheet:SS54SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST DOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SE/25/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVIII - 1750 AD (Between) to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1984, East Down, 4 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336982.

Barn, 2 metres north-east of Lower Churchill Farmhouse, probably late 18th century. Slate rubble with cob at first floor. Slate roof with gable ends. Right hand gable is rebuilt in concrete blocks. Ventilation slit and small window. South side has attached ground floor door and four bee-boles in cob each bole consisting of a niche lined with plaster with round heads and projecting semi-circular slate sills.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Barn shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336982List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. East Down. Historic Houses Register. Hard copy. 4.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #134795 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV64048Parent of: Bee boles at Lower Churchill Farm, East Down (Monument)
MDV32370Related to: Lower Churchill Farmhouse, East Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 16 2021 10:08AM