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HER Number:MDV33171
Name:Barn and shippon at Forder, Chagford


17th century threshing barn with adjoining shippon facing north-east.


Grid Reference:SX 722 888
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/197/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Built, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))
  • THRESHING BARN (Built, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Farm building is shown on the Tithe Map, at southern end of the farm.

Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 19 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Barn and shippon approximately 25 metres south of Forder farmhouse.
17th century. Large blocks of roughly dressed granite (almost ashlar) with some granite stone rubble patching; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). Threshing barn with adjoining shippon facing north-east. Central opposing doorways to the threshing floor of the barn. Shippon contains a doorway with hayloft end, loading hatch directly over and a window to the right. Granite rubble leanto sheds. The main roof is gable-ended. Roof still contains some original A-frame trusses of large scantling and with pegged lap-jointed collars but those towards the left end are 20th century replacements.

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

Shown on the modern mapping; unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 19.
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: #87705 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77135Part of: Forder farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV33172Related to: Forder farmhouse, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2018 11:49AM