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HER Number:MDV34399
Name:Barn south-east of farmhouse at Langstone, Manaton

Summary

Barn, probably 16th century, extended in 17th century. Long rectangular plan with cart entrance/threshing floor entrance to right of centre on north-west side and smaller opposing doorway. Extended at lower end probably for stables with loft above; the building becomes wider here.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 747 822
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/204/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XV to XVII - 1500 AD to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Manaton, 26 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV303187.

Barn immediately to south-east of Langstone farmhouse.
Barn. Probably 16th century, extended in 17th century. Granite rubble with large granite quoins and grounders. Corrugated iron roof with half-hipped ends.
Long rectangular plan with cart entrance/threshing floor entrance to right of centre on north-west side and smaller opposing doorway. Extended at lower end probably for stables with loft above; the building becomes wider here. Later lean-tos to south-east and north-west side and smaller opposing doorway. Large barn entrance with timber lintel to right of centre. Two blocked openings to right with timber lintels, small window above. Window to left at high level, doorway to far left blocked at base. Pigeon holes in original lower gable end (now within extension). Extension has doorway on ground floor with loading door above. Several ventilation slits in gable end. In higher gable end is a loading door with granite lintel and jambs.
Interior of original building has two original trusses at higher end and one at lower end. These are raised crucks morticed at the apex with triangular strengthening blocks. The collars are cambered, morticed to the principal rafters and chamfered underneath. Two tiers of threaded purlins and threaded ridge. Short raised hip cruck at either gable end. Rafters have been renewed and the other trusses replaced with rough nailed principal rafters.


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

Depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

MANATON SX 78 SW 4/36 Barn immediately to south- - east of Langstone Farmhouse GV II
Barn. Probably C16, extended in C17. Granite rubble with large granite quoins and grounders. Corrugated iron roof with half-hipped ends.
Long rectangular plan with cart entrance/threshing floor entrance to right of centre on north-west side and smaller opposing doorway. Extended at lower end probably for stables with loft above; the building becomes wider here. Later leantos to south-east and north-west side and smaller opposing doorway. Large barn entrance with timber lintel to right of centre. 2 blocked openings to right with timber lintels, small window above. Window to left at high level, doorway to far left blocked at base. Pigeon holes in original lower gable end (now within extension). Extension has doorway on ground floor with loading door above. Several ventilation slits in gable end. In higher gable end is a loading door with granite lintel and jambs.
Interior of original building has 2 original trusses at higher end and 1 at lower end. These are raised crucks morticed at the apex with triangular strengthening blocks. The collars are cambered, morticed to the principal rafters and chamfered underneath. 2 tiers of threaded purlins and threaded ridge. Short raised hip cruck at either gable end. Rafters have been renewed and the other trusses replaced with rough nailed principal rafters.
Listing NGR: SX7472982300

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303187List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Manaton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 26.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88300 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15971Part of: Langstone Farmstead, Manaton (Monument)
MDV34400Related to: Cattle shelter east of Langstone Farmhouse adjoining linhay (Building)
MDV34395Related to: Langstone Farmhouse, Manaton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2018 12:29PM