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HER Number:MDV37864
Name:Barn east of farmhouse, Laployd Barton


Large, impressive threshing barn east of farmhouse at Laployd Barton, probably dating to the 17th century.


Grid Reference:SX 800 859
Map Sheet:SX88NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88NW/144/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85559

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

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

Threshing barn, probably 17th century in date with circa early 19th century re-roofing. Granite rubble with a corrugated iron roof half-hipped at ends. Plan: Large seven bay threshing barn with opposed doorways in the centre and a centre front porch. Exterior: Single storey. Impressive large barn with a massive porch with hipped roof at centre front and a lean-to porch at the rear. The left end has been converted to a garage with a garage door inserted.
Interior: The inner doorway of the front entrance has chamfered granite jambs and a cambered timber lintel. The present roof trusses are circa early 19th century pegged A-frames but the feet of former cruck trusses remain embedded in the walls. Group value with Laployd Barton and outbuilding to the north. Other details: Listed Building number: 85559.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #89664 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV77102Part of: Laployd Barton Farmstead, Bridford (Building)
MDV37865Related to: Farmhouse, Laployd Barton (Building)
MDV9496Related to: Site of chapel, Laployd Barton (Building)
MDV37863Related to: Stable north of Laployd Barton Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 9 2016 11:48AM