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HER Number:MDV40382
Name:Threshing barn east of Hill farmhouse, Christow

Summary

Threshing barn about 40 metres east of Hill farmhouse, Christow. Probably 18th century, cob barn with corrugated iron roof (probably formerly thatched), gabled at left end, hipped at right end.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 835 842
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/56/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85598

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (Built, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

1840, Tithe Map (Cartographic). SDV339770.

Barn is depicted on the Tithe Map of approximately 1840. Horse engine house on the north-eastern corner not shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Barn depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1880s in date) and horse engine house now also shown.


Department of Environment, 1988, Christow, 62 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV308409.

Threshing barn about 40 metres east of Hill. Threshing barn. Probably 18th century. Cob barn with corrugated iron roof (probably formerly thatched), gabled at left end, hipped at right end.
Plan: rectangular on plan with opposed double doors in the centre, remains of probably later rounded stone rubble horse engine house to rear left, lean-to at right end.
Exterior: single storey. Large double threshing door on front in centre, small door and window in lean-to at right. The horse engine house is largely ruinous.
Interior: pegged collar rafter roof trusses with two collars.
The barn is opposite and above Hill on the opposite side of the road and the best surviving building of the farmyard that presumably belonged to Hill. Important to the immediate setting of Hill which it overlooks.


Horton, D. + Thorp, J. R. L., 2005, ill, Christow, Devon (Report - Survey). SDV350077.

Impressive 18th century cob barn.


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


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

Threshing barn about 40 metres east of Hill. Probably 18th century, cob barn with corrugated iron roof (probably formerly thatched), gabled at left end, hipped at right end. Plan: Rectangular on plan with opposed double doors in the centre, remains of probably later rounded stone rubble horse engine house to rear left, lean-to at right end.
Exterior: Single storey. Large double threshing door on front in centre, small door and window in lean-to at right. The horse engine house is largely ruinous.
Interior: Pegged collar rafter roof trusses with two collars. The barn is opposite and above Hill on the opposite side of the road and the best surviving building of the farmyard that presumably belonged to Hill. Important to the immediate setting of Hill which it overlooks. Date listed: 9th March 1988.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV308409List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Christow. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 62.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339770Cartographic: 1840. Tithe Map. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90759 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV350077Report - Survey: Horton, D. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 2005. ill, Christow, Devon. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K698. A4 Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV102739Parent of: Horse Engine House at Hill, Christow (Building)
MDV77373Part of: Hill farmstead, Christow (Monument)
MDV40381Related to: Barn south of farmhouse at Hill, Christow (Building)
MDV39755Related to: Christow Methodist Church (Building)
MDV20681Related to: Hill, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 24 2017 11:43AM