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HER Number:MDV40178
Name:Bishops Tawton, Hall, Barn & Stables


17th century barn & stables with 19th century alterations to the west of Hall house in Bishops Tawton


Grid Reference:SS 584 271
Map Sheet:SS52NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBishop's Tawton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBISHOPS TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NE/11/10
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STABLE (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Bishop's Tawton, 27 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV80521.

Barn and stables approx 25m west of Hall. Barn and stables. 17th century, altered in 19th century. Rendered stone rubble and cob. Corrugated iron roof with gable ends. Rectangular on plan with projecting front porch to barn, stables at left end. Porch with corrugated iron canopy probably added in 19th century has reset 2-light timber window on left side, ogival heads to the lights. Medieval stone human head corbel reset on right side. Square-headed doorway with thick chamfered jambs and lintel with opposing doorway to rear with plank door. Stables have loft door above plank door with 2-light window to right, 8 panes per light. Large, probably 16th century carved wooden figure of pan to right of loft door, suspended on wall. Stable fittings intact. 4 raised cruck trusses to continuous roof structure, with collars surviving to 3, morticed into soffits of principals. 2 tiers of threaded purlins and ridge purlin. Extension at left end has reset blind cusped opening to rear.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV80521List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bishop's Tawton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 27.

Associated Monuments

MDV40170Related to: Hall House, Bishop's Tawton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 25 2006 4:10PM