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Barn and Adjoining Farmyard Wall Approximately 10 Metres to South-West of Old South Heale Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in High Bickington, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9665 / 50°57'59"N

Longitude: -4.0423 / 4°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 256684

OS Northings: 120552

OS Grid: SS566205

Mapcode National: GBR KR.MHR4

Mapcode Global: FRA 26FK.70S

Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Farmyard Wall Approximately 10 Metres to South-West of Old South Heale Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91694

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 52 SE
4/79 Barn and adjoining farmyard wall
- approximately 10 metres to south-
west of Old South Heale Farmhouse

GV II

Barn, now stables, and farmyard wall. Probably early C18. Cob on stone rubble
plinth, rendered to rear (west). Gable-ended slate roof. Stone rubble farmyard wall
with some cob and clay-tiled coping.
Plan: Barn aligned approximately north-south, with opposed cart entrances at the
south end. It bounds the west side of the farmyard, opposite Old Heale Farmhouse
(q.v.). The adjoining curved wall encloses the farmyard to the north.
Exterior: East side has cart entrance to left with wooden frame (doors gone) and a
row of 5 pigeon nesting holes above with slate ledges. Small square window to right
with wooden frame. Probably later stone buttress to left of cart entrance. Cart
entrance to rear (west) is partly blocked in stone. Farmyard wall to north has 5 cob
bee bowls and gateway to right.
Interior of barn: early C18 four-bay roof consisting of trusses with straight
principals and halved collars. C17 chamfered ceiling beam reused as lintel over rear
cart entrance, with straight cut end shop at right-hand (north-end) and mortices for
former joists (the beam possibly came from the house, or an earlier house on the
site).


Listing NGR: SS5668420552

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