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

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

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100288

OS Grid Reference: SX5320651509
OS Grid Coordinates: 253206, 51509
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3452, -4.0644

Location: Brixton, Devon PL9 0DW

Locality: Brixton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL9 0DW

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Listing Text

Barn and Shippen
approximately 50 metres
south south east of
Spriddlestone Barton


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
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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