British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Shippon and Cartshed Immediately North West of Higher Allerton, Dartington

Description: Shippon and Cartshed Immediately North West of Higher Allerton

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101008

OS Grid Reference: SX7633261643
OS Grid Coordinates: 276332, 61643
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4416, -3.7429

Location: Dartington, Devon TQ9 6DY

Locality: Dartington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6DY

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Dartington, Devon at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SX76SE Shippon and Cartshed
1/96 Immediately North West of
Higher Allerton


Shippon with hay loft above and cartshed wing. Circa C18 or early C19.
Local limestone rubble. corrugated asbestos sheet roof with gabled end to
right and hipped to left lend. Shed adjoining left of front has scantle
slate hipped roof.
Plan: Long rectangular plan with shippon on ground storey and hay loft
above with rear access. At the back of the left hand end a contemporary
cartshed which is at higher ground level at rear. At the front of the left
hand end a probably Cl9 single storey addition.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Front has 6 plain shippon doorways and hipped roof
shed adjoining left with open-fronted inner side. The ground at the back
is higher and there are 2 loft doorways. The right hand gable end has a
ground floor doorway, blocked pigeon holes and a ventilation slit in the
gable above. The cartshed at the rear is open-fronted, its timber arcade
plate is chamfered with run-out stops over the chamfered wooden posts.
Roof: The hayloft over the shippon has collars halved and pegged to the
faces of the straight principals. Many of the principals are reused
probably from the left hand end of the house (qv) when it was reroofed.;
they have mortices for threaded purlins and dovetail halving for the
collars. The roof over the cart shed has collars lapped and pegged to the
face of the straight principals.

Listing NGR: SX7633261643

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.