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HER Number:MDV99930
Name:Farm building east of Spriddlestone Barton, Brixton


18th or early 19th century farmbuilding with reused granite window and door frames. The building is now a roofless ruin.


Grid Reference:SX 532 515
Map Sheet:SX55SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARM BUILDING (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

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

Building depicted on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

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

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

Outbuilding approximately 40 metres east of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse. Now a roofless ruin. Circa 18th century or early 19th century. Slate rubble with reused granite window and door frames. Now roofless. All four walls survive including end gables. Now almost entirely covered in ivy. Originally two storeys. Front to road has four-centred arch roll moulded door frame with small carved spandrels, a window with similar moulding and another window with hollow chamfered frame. A first floor window is completely covered in ivy and cannot be described. In the south east gable end a reused roll moulded granite window and at rear some reused tracery to form a window. Spriddlestone was the seat of a branch of the Fortescue family from circa 1355 to 1785. The large medieval house, which was enlarged in 16th century, has gone, but some of the material has been reused in this outbuilding and in the barn and shippen approximately 50 metres south south east of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse. Date listed: 19th July 1984.

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).
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV99929Related to: Barn and Shippon south-south-east of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse, Brixton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2018 4:16PM