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Description: Barn, About 20 Metres North East of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 262164
OS Grid Reference: ST3764312977
OS Grid Coordinates: 337643, 112977
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9129, -2.8883
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DOWLISH WAKE CP
2/36 Barn, about 16 metres north-east
of Dowlish Manor Farmhouse
(formerly listed as part of Manor
House, with three outbuildings)
Barn. Probably late C18, but on earlier foundations. Ham stone rubble, but with massive ashlar stones to base; Welsh
slate roof with stepped coped end gables having qabletted finials, but hipped over flank projection. Built into rising
ground, the south downhill elevation has 2 projecting sections. North elevation of 7 bays, with upper doors bays 1 and
2,a modified full-height doorway to bay 3, a segmental-arched doorway bay 4, a C20 sliding door bay 5, with 3-light
casement over, the openings to upper bay 6 and lower bay 7 now blocked. South elevation has tall chamfered plinth; 4
vent slits west of first projection, which has a large segmental-arched louvred opening, and side approach stairs;
between projections two low-level openings; matching second projection without side stair, then 4 ventilation slits to
east, and the remains of a lean-to building. Roof has apparently C19 trusses of several types, some key post, some
collar beam: the projections have threshing floors; some inserted floors on timber posts and brick piers. (VAG Report,
unpublished SRO, undated).
Listing NGR: ST3764312977
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Source: English Heritage
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