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HER Number:MDV81031
Name:Threshing Barn 6 metres east of Middle Bonehill Farmhouse


Threshing barn 6 metres to the east of Middle Bonehill farmhouse built in the 19th century


Grid Reference:SX 725 775
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 441632

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Building shown on 19th century map.

Whitten, E. H. T., 2009, Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet, 89-99 (Monograph). SDV348680.

Large threshing barn to the east of Middle Bonehill farmhouse which was attached to the house in the 19th century. Alterations after 1843 made the barn wholly separte from the house. It is unknown whether the removed portion was an open linhay or a morse substantial structure. Other details: Figure 30.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Building shown on modern mapping.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Bank barn 6 metres east of Middle Bonehill farmhouse was Listed on the 3rd November 1986. Bank barn probably built in the early 19th century of granite rubble under a slated roof, with simple patterned slate-hanging on the verges. Two storeys with the west front facing the farmhouse with three doorways with plain granite lintels, The two right-hand doorways are set close together. Between this pair and the left-hand doorway are two ventilation slits, with a third slit at the far left-hand end. To left of the upper storey is a loading door, and to right a small window. In the east front, where only the upper storey is exposed, is a large barn door to the right; there is a small doorway of uncertain function to the left and another in the centre, at ground level, presumably related to the ground storey. Interior not inspected. Other details: LBS Number 441632.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348680Monograph: Whitten, E. H. T.. 2009. Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet. Bonehill: Evolution of a Dartmoor Hamlet. Hardback Volume. 89-99.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107820 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV29746Related to: Middle Bonehill Farmhouse (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 6 2012 1:08PM