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Outbuilding Approximately 40 Metres East of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse, Brixton

Description: Outbuilding Approximately 40 Metres East of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100289

OS Grid Reference: SX5323451571
OS Grid Coordinates: 253234, 51571
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3457, -4.0641

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

approximately 40 metres
east of Spriddlestone
Barton Farmhouse
( formerly listed as
"Outbuilding it
Spriddlestone 60 yards
south west of
Spriddlestone Barton


Farm building now a roofless ruin. Circa C18 or early C19. 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
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 outbuilding and in the barn and shippen
approximately 50 metres south south east of Spriddlestone Barton Farmhouse qv.

Listing NGR: SX5323451571

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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