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HER Number:MDV40422
Name:Barn at Coombe Court Farm, Moretonhampstead


Mid 19th century threshing barn to the north-east of the farmhouse at Coombe Court Farm


Grid Reference:SX 754 870
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NE/25/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown on 19th century map forming the eastern range of the farmyard at 'Combe Farm'.

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 53 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Barn approx 20m to east of Coombe Farmhouse, with granary at one end. Mid 19th century. Granite rubble walls with corrugated asbestos roof, gable ended. Threshing barn to left driven by water wheel at rear with separate section to right which has granary above. Single storey to left and second storey to right. Left-hand section has wide central doorway with timber lintel, small window either side with brick arches. Right-hand section has door to right of centre of ground floor with stone arch and stone steps to its left running above it leading to granary door which has window either side with brick arch above. Single storey cart shed attached at right. At rear is large water wheel with iron rim and wooden spokes which is under a shallow roof. Inscribed on the wheel rim is H. Beare & Sons, Newton Abbot and the date 1893.

Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L., 2013, Coombe Court, Moretonhampstead, 2-3, Photograph 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV351946.

The east side of the 19th century planned farmyard at 'Coombe Court' is a threshing barn with external steps up to a granary at the south end.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England, 1097232 (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 53.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1097232.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV351946Report - Assessment: Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 2013. Coombe Court, Moretonhampstead. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K831. A4 Spiral Bound. 2-3, Photograph 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV110421Part of: Coombe Court Farm, Moretonhamstead (Monument)
MDV8307Related to: Ash House at Coombe Court Farm, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV25646Related to: Coombe Court Farm House, Moretonhampstead (Building)
MDV40421Related to: Stables to north of Coombe Court Farm House (Building)
MDV25647Related to: Waterwheel at Coombe Court Farm, Moretonhampstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6215 - Coombe Court, Moretonhampstead (Ref: K831)

Date Last Edited:Mar 20 2015 1:17PM