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Barn and Shippon Range Immediately North West of Combeshead Farmhouse, Diptford

Description: Barn and Shippon Range Immediately North West of Combeshead Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101119

OS Grid Reference: SX7449655507
OS Grid Coordinates: 274496, 55507
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3860, -3.7667

Location: Diptford, Devon TQ9 7NG

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7NG

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Listing Text


4/204 Barn and shippon range
immediately north west of
Combeshead Farmhouse


Barn and adjoining shippon. Circa early C19. Slate rubble. Grouted and
slurried scantle slate roof with gabled ends, the shippon roof has hipped end.
Plan: L-shaped plan; the rectangular barn built down the slope with the lower
end to left (south), and a loading door at the higher ground level at the
right end; higher ground level also at the rear.
Exterior: Wide barn doorway at centre of the front with corrugated iron
pentice canopy over and plank double doors. Projecting at front at right
angles at higher right end a shippon with 4 shippon doorways with segmental
stone arches (one blocked) and 2 loft doorways and 1 windows above. At the
higher ground level at the rear of the shippon a loading doorway to the hay
loft. In the end wall of the shippon a row of pigeon holes below the eaves.
At the lower left end of the barn a roofless derelict farm building. The
building is built on the solid slate bedrock on a steeply sloping site.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7449655507

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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