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Latitude: 51.0261 / 51°1'34"N
Longitude: -4.0195 / 4°1'10"W
OS Eastings: 258473
OS Northings: 127136
OS Grid: SS584271
Mapcode National: GBR KS.HPKX
Mapcode Global: FRA 26GD.PWV
Entry Name: Barn Approximately 25 Metres South West of Hall House
Listing Date: 25 February 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107732
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98521
Location: Bishop's Tawton, North Devon, Devon, EX32
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Bishop's Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Bishops Tawton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
BISHOPS TAWTON HALL
SS 52 NE
10/42 Barn approximately 25 metres
25.2.65 south-west of Hall House
Barn. C17. Dressed stone rubble brought to course. Slate roof with gable ends.
T-shaped on plan, the base of the T forming a 2-storey porch. Main range has pair
of buttresses to right of porch and single buttresses to left side outside reset
timber mullion window with chamfered surround of 4-lights with pointed arched
heads. Porch has opposing C17 4-plank doors to each side wall with timber
chamfered mullion windows above of 3 lights close to eaves level. Porch front has
single ogee-arched light window above wide cart entrance infilled and heavy jambs
and lintel to C17 square-headed doorway inserted with C17 framed and ledged door
with pilastered arch way design and fishscale motif in the spandrels, probably
brought from C17 Stable Block (q.v.). Opposing wide cart entrance to rear with
porch canopy supported by original joists with inserted buttressing pier to right
side. Chamfered timber surround. Single buttresses with offsets to each side.
Roof structure intact with 5 trusses of straight heavy principals (with lap-jointed
pegged collars) and 3 tiers of threaded purlins and ridge purlin. Single C17 truss
to porch roof with lath and plaster partition between porch loft and barn with C17
doorway with chamfered surround and original door at right end.
Listing NGR: SS5847327136
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