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HER Number:MDV82860
Name:Barn to north-west of Chelson Cottage, Chelson Lane, Sidmoouth


Only a small portion of this 17th century, formerly thatched barn, now stands.


Grid Reference:SY 154 907
Map Sheet:SY19SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 87243

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVII - 1601 AD (Between) to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 04/01/1993, Barn Approximately 60 Yards North-West of Chelson Cottage Along Lane (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV355050.

Notification that the barn north-west of Chelson Cottage, along Chelson Lane shall be deleted from the List.

Department of Environment, 1973, Sidmouth (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV98992.

Barn approximately 60 yds north west of Chelson Cottage along lane, 17th century or may be earlier origin. Thatched barn with splayed cob walls on stone rubble base. Original roof rafters but brick partitions have been inserted. Reputedly oldest building in district. Part of hamlet in Sidbury
Parish to north east of Sidmouth. Listing NGR: SY1539690727

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Google, 2021, Google Streetview (Website). SDV364017.

Only the northern ground floor end of the building still stands of which only the portion fronting Chelston Lane is original. The other surviving walls are of concrete block. The plan of the rest of the building is outlined also in concrete block.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108324 ]
SDV355050List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 04/01/1993. Barn Approximately 60 Yards North-West of Chelson Cottage Along Lane. Notification of Removal of Building from List. Digital.
SDV364017Website: Google. 2021. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV98992List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1973. Sidmouth. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 18 2021 1:01PM