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HER Number:MDV78828
Name:Threshing Barn, Yeoford Village


A good example of an 18th century cob barn in a village farmstead.


Grid Reference:SX 783 990
Map Sheet:SX79NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton Hamlets
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON HAMLETS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 489509

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Mid Devon District Council, 2003, Yeoford. Proposed Conservation Area (Un-published). SDV345882.

Together with Rose Cottage and Clematis Cottage to north, this building formed part of one of the farmsteads making up the old village.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Barn attached to south of Rose Cottage.
Plan: Rectangular on plan with central opposing cart-entrances at front and rear.
Exterior: East front facing road has central cart entrance with flanking cob piers, corbelled at top originally for canopy; the cart-entrance has been infilled with concrete blocks and corrugated-iron sheets. Rear west has exposed cob on right, widened cart-entrance at centre and wall on right rebuilt in corrugated-iron and concrete blocks. South end gable also rebuilt in corrugated-iron.
Interior: 5-bay roof has four collar-trusses with halved, lapped and pegged collars to straight principals set on the wall-plates; purlins replaced and common-rafters missing. In north end gable there are two ventilation slits, each with wooden frame, which might have served the lower end of the adjoining Rose Cottage.
A good example of an C18 cob barn in a village farmstead.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105637 ]
SDV345882Un-published: Mid Devon District Council. 2003. Yeoford. Proposed Conservation Area. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2010 11:56AM