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Linhay at Approximately 100 Metres North of Kingston House, Staverton

Description: Linhay at Approximately 100 Metres North of Kingston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 100690

OS Grid Reference: SX7945865498
OS Grid Coordinates: 279458, 65498
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4769, -3.7002

Location: Staverton, Devon TQ9 6AR

Locality: Staverton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6AR

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Listing Text


2/154 Linhay at approx
IOOM north of Kingston


Linhay adjoining north end of Stables at Kingston House (q.v.) C18 incorporating
earlier materials, slightly modified C19. Limestone rubble, dressed rubble piers, end
and back wall cob on first floor; corrugated iron roof, previously thatch, hipped
at north end and abutting stable to south.
Plan: Rectangular 5 bay linhay with square section rubble piers; originally open
fronted to the east, with tallet (hay loft) over. Symmetrical front with four
piers; later rubble infillwalls at ground floor level and one re-used C16 Blight
diamond-set mullioned window on first floor.
Interior: 3 chamfered cross beams (probably re-used) survive and a 5 bay roof structure
with trenched purlins & pegged collars, the principal rafters (for threaded purlins)
re-used from elsewhere. One of the farm buildings attached to Kingston House (1743)
and probably re-using materials from its predecessor.

Listing NGR: SX7945865498

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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