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HER Number:MDV74768
Name:Barn at Warren Farmhouse, Saunton Road, Braunton


Barn adjoining front left gable end of house, forming 3-sided courtyard plan with stable attached to north end of house. Has fine roof structure.


Grid Reference:SS 463 376
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 98351

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 54 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Barn adjoining to front left gable end of house with opposing plank doors, double-leaved to courtyard side with projecting rubble piers and loft door over. Slated lean-to on courtyard side. Whitewashed rendered rubble and cob, slate roof with gable end to right, half-hipped to left. Fine roof structure of 3 pairs of raised crucks with 2 tiers of purlins. The truss at upper end has lath and plaster partition forming closed truss to storeyed upper end bay, now used as granary. Formerly storeyed lower end bay has had loft floor removed and truss replaced. All original roof members below the closed truss are smoke-blackened, possibly a result of this part having been used for curing fish at some time. Forms 3-sided Courtyard plan with farmhouse and stable. Other details: 7/100.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 54.

Associated Monuments

MDV74766Related to: Stables at Warren Farmhouse, Saunton Road, Braunton (Building)
MDV36795Related to: Warren Farmhouse, Saunton Road, Braunton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 5 2008 3:31PM