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HER Number:MDV820
Name:Threshing Barn, now 5 Sticklepath Court, Barnstaple


Former 19th century threshing barn with attached roundhouse, now converted to domestic use.


Grid Reference:SS 553 324
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTawstock
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAWSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SE/87/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XIX to XXI - 1801 AD to 2100 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Barn not shown on Tithe Map.

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

Barn with attached roundhouse depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map at west end of Sticklepath. Comparison with the Tithe Map shows the barn to have replaced an earlier barn which formerly stood at the western end of the main yard.

Bone, M., 1973, Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology, 35 (Monograph). SDV78228.

Subsantial threshing barn at Sticklepath Farm.

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

Now converted, forming part of the Sticklepath Court residential development .

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

Barn with attached round-house approximately 30 metres west of Sticklepath Farmhouse. Barn with attached roundhouse. Early 19th century. Stone rubble. Slate roof with gable ends to barn, conical slate roof to roundhouse. Barn of 7 bays with roundhouse attached to east side. Opposing entrances to each side of roundhouse, all with double doors except that to the right of roundhouse which has a wide single door with iron grille bars above. All 4 entrances have projecting stone rubble porches with pentice roofs. Roundhouse has massive horizontal winding beam in situ and fine roof structure with narrowly spaced rafters tapering to a point at its rounded end. Date listed: 18th March 1987.

Lewis, D., Sept 2011, Land at Larkbear, Barnstaple: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, 10 (Report - Assessment). SDV352261.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108188 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV352261Report - Assessment: Lewis, D.. Sept 2011. Land at Larkbear, Barnstaple: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP). H_EDP1340_01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10.
SDV78228Monograph: Bone, M.. 1973. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. Barnstaple's Industrial Archaeology. A5 Paperback. 35.

Associated Monuments

MDV822Part of: Sticklepath Farm, Tawstock (Monument)
MDV821Related to: Roundhouse at Sticklepath Farm, Tawstock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 23 2014 11:44AM