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HER Number:MDV73875
Name:Barn, Higher Luscombe Cottage, Harberton


Barn adjoining Higher Luscombe Cottage. Probably built in 18th century. Converted into stables with hayloft above in early 20th century. Stone with corrugated iron roof.


Grid Reference:SX 795 571
Map Sheet:SX75NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHarberton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARBERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1993, Harberton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV338990.

Barn adjoining east end of Higher Luscombe Cottage. Barn converted into stables with hay loft above. Probably C18, converted in circa early C20. Local stone rubble. Corrugated iron roof with gable end to left abutting Higher Luscombe Cott (qv) and hipped end to right.
Plan: adjoins at right angles to higher end of Higher Luscombe Cott (qv), rectangular plan with its back to a lane at the rear which is at higher level and the front faces a yard in front of the house.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Front has blocked barn doorway to right-of centre with timber lintel and inserted window. Early C20 stable doorway to left of centre with brick jambs and window to far left also with brick jambs. Above the left end of the front a row of pigeon holes with slate flight ledges. The back faces a lane and has an early C20 barn doorway to left with plank doors and to right external steps up to loft doorway.
Interior: C20 softwood scissor=braced roof. Other details: LBS No 101343.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Building shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338990List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1993. Harberton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101196 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV16118Part of: Luscombe, Harberton (Monument)
MDV7579Related to: Higher Luscombe Cottage, Harberton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 27 2023 3:33PM