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Shippen Approximately 30 Metres South West of West Pitten Farmhouse, Yealmpton

Description: Shippen Approximately 30 Metres South West of West Pitten Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 100513

OS Grid Reference: SX5821654291
OS Grid Coordinates: 258216, 54291
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3714, -3.9951

Location: 3 East Pitten Barns, Plymouth PL7 5BB

Locality: Yealmpton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL7 5BB

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Listing Text

29/3/60 Shippen approximately
30 metres south west of
West Pitten Farmhouse


Original use uncertain, currently used as cowhouse with loft above. Circa C16.
Slate rubble with granite quoins. Corrugated iron roof with gabled ends. The south
side has ground floor doorways with large wooden lintels and one loft door. Doorway
on right hand projecting with window slit above. Left hand of south wall rebuilt in
concrete. North side facing yard has ventilation slits and single storey lean-to
with single-light hollow chamfered granite window frame. Similar two-light window in
east end with two ventilation slits above, and granite four-centred arch doorway with
chamfer and pyramid stops to the jambs. At west end large elliptically arched
chamfered granite doorwway to loft. Interior: large stopped chamfered ceiling
The original house was destroyed by fire and this building is one of a range of
contemporary farm buildings on three sides of a yard. The existing farm house on the
fourth (east) side was built circa late C19 or early C20 and occupies a site near
that of the original house.

Listing NGR: SX5821654291

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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