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Barn and Shippons Approximately 10 Metres to South of Christmas Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in High Bickington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9568 / 50°57'24"N

Longitude: -3.9711 / 3°58'16"W

OS Eastings: 261655

OS Northings: 119338

OS Grid: SS616193

Mapcode National: GBR KV.N3S7

Mapcode Global: FRA 26KL.4QG

Entry Name: Barn and Shippons Approximately 10 Metres to South of Christmas Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91683

Location: High Bickington, Torridge, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: High Bickington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: High Bickington

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

HIGH BICKINGTON
SS 61 NW
9/67 Barn and shippons approximately
- 10 metres to south of Christmas
Farmhouse

GV II

Barn and shippon. Probably late C17 with some late C19 alterations. Rendered cob on
stone rubble plinth, partly rebuilt in stone rubble. Half-hipped corrugated-iron
roof, stepped down slope (probably formerly thatched).
Plan: Range aligned approximately north-east/south-west, facing south-east (ground
falls to right). Barn with central opposed cart entrances, small one-storey
shippon/stable to left and lower larger shippon to right with loft above.
Exterior: Barn has central cart entrance with probably early C20 pair of large plank
doors (left-hand one 2 leaf) and wooden lintel. Probably C20 small-paned window to
right, in older opening with wooden lintel. Plank door to small shippon/stable to
left, with wooden lintel. Shippon adjoining to right has central loft opening with
wooden lintel with probably C20 small-paned window, ground-floor C19 slatted wooden
window to left with wooden lintel and pair of plank doors divided by stone pier and
with continuous wooden lintel. Rear cart entrance of barn blocked, probably in the
late C19 and small plank door inserted.
Interior of barn: Six-bay roof. Two late C17 trusses with straight principals and
halved lap-jointed collars, two C19 trusses without collars and one C20 truss.


Listing NGR: SS6165519338

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