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HER Number:MDV67190
Name:Linhay at Buckland Abbey


Linhay forming part of the model farm created by agriculturalist William Marshall in the late 18th-early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 487 667
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/501/24
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 92638
  • Tide Project: 10/07/2020

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LINHAY (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Buckland Abbey (Schedule Document). SDV344044.

The linhay is within the Scheduled area of Buckland Abbey but is excluded from the scheduling although the ground beneath is included. Other details: Monument 24846.

Nicholas Pearson Associates, 2001, Buckland Abbey: Historic Survey and Restoration Plan, App. 2.18 (Report - Survey). SDV241983.

Cart linhay built circa 1800 with stone rubble pillars to the west elevation.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

Linhay approximately 20 metres east of the Tithe Barn at Buckland Abbey was Listed on 26th January 1987. Built in the late 18th or early 19th century. Stone rubble walls to sides and rear and square stone rubble piers. Scantle slate gable ended roof. Long rectangular plan originally probably open-fronted cattle shelter on ground floor with open-fronted hay tallet above. Two storeys with a seven bay front, the 4th bay wider than the others, possibly for cart entrance and a closed 8th bay to the right. Above the stone rubble piers on the ground floor timber posts rise supporting the roof. The two left- hand bays been partially filled-in by rubble. Inside: Plain cross beams on ground floor. Other details: LBS Number 92638.

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

Bullen, A., 2018, A souvenir guide. Buckland Abbey, Devon, 42-3 (Monograph). SDV363761.

Linhay forming part of the model farm created by agriculturalist William Marshall. The photo shows it to be a long building, of 11 bays (the middle three bays combined into one on the ground floor), predominently stone built with square stone pillars along the front which support timber posts for the tallet floor above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV241983Report - Survey: Nicholas Pearson Associates. 2001. Buckland Abbey: Historic Survey and Restoration Plan. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound + Digital. App. 2.18.
SDV344044Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Buckland Abbey. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98389 ]
SDV363761Monograph: Bullen, A.. 2018. A souvenir guide. Buckland Abbey, Devon. A souvenir guide. Buckland Abbey, Devon. Paperback. 42-3.

Associated Monuments

MDV5451Part of: Buckland Abbey (Monument)
MDV5453Related to: The Great Barn, Buckland Abbey (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 5 2021 2:57PM