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The Great Barn, Coombe Farm, Brixton

Description: The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100294

OS Grid Reference: SX5275551964
OS Grid Coordinates: 252755, 51964
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3491, -4.0710

Location: Brixton, Devon PL9 0DE

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

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Listing Text

SX 55 SW BRIXTON WEMBURY ROAD
3/13
The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

GV II


Barn with shippen wing and attached house engine house. Circa C16 or C17 barn.
Slate rubble. Low pitched corrugated asbestos roof. Ten bay barn with buttressed
walls at back and front, with set-offs to the buttresses. Ventilation slits high up
in walls and pigeon holes below. Ventilation slits also in north gable end and loft
door in south end. Opposing segmental arched cart entrances at centre.
Collar-braced roof of ten bays has been replaced with steel trusses clad in asbestos
sheeting.
Circa early C19 shippen adjoining south east at right angles, forming L-shaped plan.
Slate rubble. Slurried slate roof with gable end. Shippen doorways with wooden
lintels and loft door above.
Circa late C18 horse engine house on south west side of barn, slate rubble, polygonal
on plan with hipped slurried slate roof.


Listing NGR: SX5275551964

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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