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HER Number:MDV72385
Name:Barn at Durdon Farm, Northlew


18th century barn of cob and rubble construction with a thatched roof. A long, rectangular building with a threshing barn at one end, a shippon in the centre and linhay at the other end.


Grid Reference:SX 522 996
Map Sheet:SX59NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNorthlew
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHLEW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Northlew (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV253956.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, 1146912 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Barn immediately west of Durdan Farmhouse. Barn. C18. Cob wails on rubble footings. Hipped thatch roof. Long rectangular plan with threshing barn to left,shippon at centre and linhay at right-hand end. Exterior: 1 storey with loft over central snippon and hay tallet to linhay at right end. Asymmetrical front with wide cart entrance to left, 2 narrow doorways at centre which have 1st floor loading hatch between them. Linhay at right-hand end has wooden boards nailed between them. Linhay at right-hand has wooden boards nailed across its former open front. Interior: probably C19 roof structure with simple pegged A-frames.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV253956List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Northlew. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #99881 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1146912.

Associated Monuments

MDV117866Part of: Durdon Farm, Northlew (Monument)
MDV56034Related to: Durdon Farmhouse, Northlew (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2016 12:20PM