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HER Number:MDV33252
Name:Barn north-east of St Olaves' Cottage, Murchington

Summary

Small, 17th century threshing barn, constructed from granite stone rubble with corrugated asbestos roof (formerly thatch). Large, nearly full height, doorway left of centre, it now contains a 20th century garage door. Inside is open to the roof; a four-bay roof of much-repaired A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars. The barn is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 687 882
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/225/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Throwleigh, 172 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV274669.

Barn approximately 7 metres north-east of St. Olaves Cottage.
Barn. 17th century. Granite stone rubble; corrugated asbestos roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: small gable-ended threshing barn facing north-west. Large, nearly full height, doorway left of centre with remains of flanking midstrey walls. It now contains a 20th century garage door. Ventilation slits in right end wall.
Inside is open to the roof; a four-bay roof of much-repaired A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Building named 'Woodlands' is depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Barn. C17. Granite stone rubble; corrugated asbestos roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: Small gable-ended threshing barn facing north-west. Large, nearly full height, doorway left of centre with remains of flanking midstrey walls. It now contains a C20 garage door. Ventilation slits in right end wall.
Inside is open to the roof; a 4-bay roof of much-repaired A-frame trusses with pegged lap- jointed collars. The barn is one of an attractive group of listed buildings in the hamlet.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274669List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Throwleigh. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 172.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76994Part of: St Olaves Cottage and barn, Murchington (Monument)
MDV125260Related to: Springwood and Woodlands House, Murchington (Building)
MDV33251Related to: St Olaves Cottage, Murchington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2019 3:44PM