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Barn and Shippen Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3452 / 50°20'42"N

Longitude: -4.0644 / 4°3'52"W

OS Eastings: 253206

OS Northings: 51509

OS Grid: SX532515

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.WRTJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 28C4.4CG

Entry Name: Barn and Shippen Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100288

Location: Brixton, South Hams, Devon, PL9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Brixton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 55 SW BRIXTON SPRIDDLESTONE
3/7
Barn and Shippen
approximately 50 metres
south south east of
Spriddlestone Barton
Farmhouse

II


Bank barn with shippen below. Circa late C18 with early C19 extension at north west
end. Incorporating some circa C16 and C17 reused material. Stone rubble with
granite dressings. The circa C17 granite lintels are chamfered or moulded and reused
lintels and jambs are from an earlier house on the site. Slurried slate roof with
half-hipped gable ends. Long two storey range built into the bank. Shippen doors at
ground level. Loft doors above; one has external stone steps. Barn doors at ground
level at rear. Small C19 shippen and loft extension at right angles on south east
end.
Interior: some reused moulded ceiling beams and lintels.
Spriddlestone was the seat of a branch of the Fortescue family from circa 1355 to
1785. The large medieval house, which was enlarged in C16, has gone, but some of the
material has been reused in this farm building and in another outbuilding
approximately 40 metres east of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse qv.


Listing NGR: SX5320651509

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