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HER Number:MDV80550
Name:Barn on Clampitt farmstead, Christow


16th or 17th century barn at Clampitt farmstead, Christow. Extended in the 18th or 19th century. Walls raised to support a 20th century roof. One of the few remaining structures at the farm, following the demolition in the early 20th century of the farmhouse and associated structures.


Grid Reference:SX 810 844
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChristow
Ecclesiastical ParishCHRISTOW

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (XV to XXI - 1500 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Barn about 430 metres west-south-west of Clampitt House. Probably 16th or 17th century extended in circa 18th or 19th century. Granite rubble. Slate roof with gabled ends.
Plan: 4-bay with opposing doorways at centre, extended at south end in 18th or 19th century and with 19th century outshut and privy on rear (west) of this extension. Exterior: Single storey. Long range, right hand part is the original barn. Large cart entrance to left and right of centre with plank double doors. At the rear (west) a small doorway to left with one retaining shouldered wooden jamb, outshut with lean-to roof of right and lean-to privy in angle.
Interior: Remains of two threshing floors. The original north end has three side-pegged jointed cruck trusses, the blades removed, the east part of the north truss rises from a padstone at ground level. The walls have been raised and support a 20th century roof structure. Other details: LB UID: 85661.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107346 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV77370Part of: Clampitt farmstead, Christow (Monument)
MDV80551Related to: Shippon at Clampitt farmstead, Christow (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 9 2011 3:48PM