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HER Number:MDV33315
Name:Barn 80 meters north-east of Teigncombe Farmhouse, Chagford


Small threshing barn north-east of the farmhouse at Teigncombe. Thought to date to the 16th century, this building now has a slate roof but would originally have been thatched. Other alterations include late 19th century central opposing plank doors on the east and west sides of the barn.


Grid Reference:SX 672 872
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 904713
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/196/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94602

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (XV to XXI - 1500 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Barn depicted on the Tithe Map.

Probert, S. A. J., 1990, Untitled Source (Archive - Survey). SDV347440.

(Site visited 17/8/1990) Threshing barn 80 meters north-east of Teigncombe Farmhouse at SX67258721. This structure is as described in the Listing text.

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

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

Barn north-east of Teigncombe Farmhouse, probably 16th century in date, refurbished in the 20th century. Granite stone rubble including some massive boulders and roughly-dressed blocks used for quoins; slate roof (thatch before refurbishment).
Plan and description: Small threshing barn on a north-south axis with central opposing doors on the long sides to the threshing floor. The east doorway is larger than the west. Both have late 19th century plank doors and the latter is set in an oak frame. The eastern doorway has double doors under a replacement concrete lintel. Roof is half-hipped each end. Interior is open from ground to roof. The roof is five bays of 20th century A-frame trusses but a couple of posts remain in the wall from the original raised cruck roof. Other details: LB UID: 94602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87827 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV347440Archive - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 1990. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV77261Part of: Teigncombe farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV33314Related to: Teigncombe Farmhouse, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 6 2011 1:29PM