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Whitleigh Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.4183 / 50°25'5"N

Longitude: -4.1475 / 4°8'50"W

OS Eastings: 247532

OS Northings: 59804

OS Grid: SX475598

Mapcode National: GBR R9G.00

Mapcode Global: FRA 276Y.80W

Entry Name: Whitleigh Barn

Listing Date: 19 July 1983

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473555

Location: Plymouth, PL5

County: City of Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Budshead

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


PLYMOUTH

SX45NE LANCASTER GARDENS, Whiteleigh
740-1/5/868 (North side)
19/07/83 Whitleigh Barn
(Formerly Listed as:
LANCASTER GARDENS, Plymouth
Whitleigh Barn)

II

Former bank barn. C16 or C17 with some C19 accretions.
Slatestone rubble with granite dressings; dry slate roofs, the
main part stepped up to the right and with hip on right;
cast-iron ogee gutters. Rectangular plan plus large porch to
centre of front and later lean-to at far right of front plus
lean-to at rear opposite.
EXTERIOR: single storey but floored probably in the C18 or
early C19 when extra windows with segmental rubble arches were
inserted to rear. Front has large central porch with large
original round-arched doorway with ball stops; later window
above; original outshut with small window to right of porch,
later outshut to left; 3 buttresses to main barn front left of
porch; window and altered doorway right of porch. Right-hand
return has large loading doorway from bank, now blocked. Left
hand return is buttressed and has enlarged central window over
window. Buttressed rear has 2 original chamfered slit
ventilators, now blocked.
INTERIOR: has C20 partitions; roof structure not inspected but
may be of interest.
A very early surviving farm building in this region, converted
from a conventional threshing barn into a bank barn in the
late C18/early C19.

Listing NGR: SX4753259804

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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