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HER Number:MDV33547
Name:Barn 2.5 metres north of West Week farmhouse, South Tawton

Summary

Barn. Probably c17, reroofed in c20. Granite stone rubble with large quoins; corrugated iron roof.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 656 926
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/14/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239504.

Doe/hhr:south tawton/(4/3/1988)129.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV330968.

Barn approx 2.5m north of west week farmhouse. Barn. Probably c17, reroofed in c20. Granite stone rubble with large quoins; corrugated iron roof. Plan and exterior description: threshing barn built down a gentle slope facing east. Originally there were opposing doorways to the threshing floor but now the smaller rear doorway has been blocked. The large front doorway is nearly full height and is now missing doorframe and doors. At the right end a probably c19 horse engine house projects forward. It has a semi-hexagonal end and the hipped roof is supported on monolithic granite posts. It no longer contains any machinery and has been converted to a woodshed by filling most of the gaps between the posts with granite stone rubble. Secondary storage shed against left end of the barn front. Main roof is gable-ended to right and hipped to left. Roof structure replaced in c20 (doe).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV239504Migrated Record:
SDV330968Migrated Record: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments

MDV109791Part of: West Wyke farm, South Tawton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 13 2015 12:33PM