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Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of Ayshford Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Burlescombe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.929 / 50°55'44"N

Longitude: -3.3552 / 3°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 304856

OS Northings: 115269

OS Grid: ST048152

Mapcode National: GBR LP.PXG6

Mapcode Global: FRA 36VN.BP9

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 20 Metres North East of Ayshford Court

Listing Date: 17 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95869

Location: Burlescombe, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Burlescombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Burlescombe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

BURLESCOMBE AYSHFORD
ST O1 NW
4/17
- Barn approximately 20
metres north-east of
Ayshford Court
GV
II
The entry shall be amended to read:-

ST BURLESCOMBE AYSHFORD
4/17 Barn approximately 20
_ metres north-east of
Ayshford Court
GV II*

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BURLESCOMBE AYSHFORD
ST 01 NW
4/17 Barn approximately 20
- metres north-east of Ayshford
Court
GV II

Barn. C16, much-altered in the C20. Local stone rubble; corrugated iron roof,
formerly thatch.
Plan and exterior description: former threshing barn facing onto a lane to the
north-west and backing on to a later farmyard. Most of the front wall has been
demolished to create an open 5-bay front. There is a stone crosswall dividing the
barn into two compartments, the left one larger than the right one. The roof is
gable-ended.
Interior is open from the ground to the roof and the interior walls are plastered.
The original 7-bay roof survives substantially intact and is made up side-pegged
jointed cruck trusses with collars mortised, tenoned and pegged to the principals.
The 3 sets of trenched purlins and ridge are mostly intact and several bays still
contain curving windbraces from single sets between the lowest purlins. The cruck
posts descend nearly to ground level and it is they that determine the bay
arrangement of the open front.
This rare example of a C16 barn forms part of a good group with Ayshford Court
(q.v.) and its associated buildings.


Listing NGR: ST0485415257

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