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HER Number:MDV37980
Name:Barn at Lower Aylescott, West Down


Barn, to south east of house, which has now been demolished. Of unknown date.


Grid Reference:SS 525 416
Map Sheet:SS54SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWest Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST DOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SW/43/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Unknown date)

Full description

Child, P., 1989, Barn at Lower Aylescott, West Down (Correspondence). SDV340852.

To the east of the house is a long barn with pitched roof lying alongside the lane roughly south-south-west to north-north-east. Internal length aproximately 25 metres, width 5 metres, height of walls approximately 3.5 metres and thickness of walls 0.5 metres, at the northern end 0.85 metres. There is a division 5 metres in from the southern end. There is a fireplace with bread oven in the western wall. The entrance door is in the southern wall on the western side, above it and to the side is a window, below is a blocked in door or window. The southern wall is strengthened from the eastern corner with extra internal walling 2.2 metres high and 1.5 metres long. See notes for further details. This barn is due for demolition, and plans have been submitted.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 12 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Barn to east of house, long with pitched roof, alongside lane. Other details: Part of site 90.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.
SDV340852Correspondence: Child, P.. 1989. Barn at Lower Aylescott, West Down. Letter. Letter.

Associated Monuments

MDV18675Part of: Lower Aylescott, West Down (Monument)
MDV74478Related to: Barn at Lower Aylescott, West Down (Monument)
MDV74477Related to: Lower Aylescott Linhay, West Down (Monument)
MDV31184Related to: Lower Aylescott, West Down (Building)
MDV31185Related to: Outbuildings at Lower Aylescott, West Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 23 2008 10:23AM