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HER Number:MDV73880
Name:Piggery, Luscombe, Harberton


Late 18th or early 19th century piggery with loft above. Slate rubble under slate roof.


Grid Reference:SX 795 570
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

  • PIGSTY (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Piggery immediately SSE of Skindles Farmhouse. Piggery with loft above. Circa late C18 or early C19. Slate rubble. Grouted slurried slate roof with gabled ends and clay ridge tiles.
Plan: Rectangular plan range of pigsties with loft above.
Exterior: Front facing farmyard; four ground floor doorways with timber lintels, two on right are blocked. three small square first floor windows each with slate corbel steps forming access ladders. External stone stairs on gable end to loft door. Ground at lower level at rear, with large buttress at centre and later buttresses and window inserted.
Interior: only one internal division, that is at north end. Pegged roof trusses. Other details: LBS No 101347.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338990List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1993. Harberton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV73879Related to: Bank barn, Luscombe, Harberton (Building)
MDV16118Related to: Luscombe Farm, Harberton (Monument)
MDV73878Related to: Middle Luscombe, Harberton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 16 2007 3:51PM