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Latitude: 50.9692 / 50°58'8"N
Longitude: -3.9713 / 3°58'16"W
OS Eastings: 261678
OS Northings: 120709
OS Grid: SS616207
Mapcode National: GBR KV.M9R9
Mapcode Global: FRA 26KK.4NG
Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Horse Engine House Approximately 10 Metres to North West of Southwood Farmhouse
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308733
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91702
Location: High Bickington, Torridge, Devon, EX37
Civil Parish: High Bickington
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: High Bickington
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 62 SW
5/87 Barn and adjoining horse-engine
- house approximately 10 metres to
north-west of Southwood Farmhouse
Barn and adjoining horse-engine house. Mid to late C19, with some minor C20
alterations. Uncoursed stone rubble with gable-ended Welsh-slate roof. Engine house
of stone rubble and cob walls and gable-ended roof with late C20 covering.
Plan: Barn aligned approximately north-east/south-west, facing farmyard to south-
east. Opposed central court entrances and square-ended horse-engine house projecting
to front at the right-hand end, with 3-bay open left-hand side (partly blocked in the
Exterior: The cart entrances have pairs of large plank doors (one 2-leaf) with wooden
lintels. The south-west entrance has a shallow porch with short flanking stone walls
and lean-to slate roof. The formerly open left-hand side of the engine house was
partly blocked in the late C20 with 2-light wooden casements inserted in the end bays
but with square piers flanking the still open centre bay.
Interior: C19 five-bay barn roof with trusses consisting of straight principals and
lap-jointed collars; and 2 pairs of purlins. C20 roof to engine house.
The barn and horse-engine house form part of a farmstead group which also includes
Southwood Farmhouse and the adjoining farmbuildings (q.q.v.).
Listing NGR: SS6167820709
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