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Barn About 40 Metres South East of Place Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6506 / 50°39'2"N

Longitude: -3.6214 / 3°37'17"W

OS Eastings: 285467

OS Northings: 84693

OS Grid: SX854846

Mapcode National: GBR QP.RC8R

Mapcode Global: FRA 379C.2Z9

Entry Name: Barn About 40 Metres South East of Place Barton

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85532

Location: Ashton, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ASHTON HIGHER ASHTON
SX 88 SE
6/11 Barn about 40 metres south east of
Place Barton
GV II
Barn. Probably C16 or earlier, re-roofed in the C20. Stone rubble with a corrugated
iron roof, gabled at ends, slate roof to horse engine house.
Plan: Massive barn, rectangular on plan, forming one side of the farmyard to the
south east of Place Barton. The barn has a grand porch on the west side and an
opposed doorway to the east and presumably served as a threshing and storage barn.
In size it is comparable to a late medieval tithe barn. A horse engine house, oval
on plan, has been added on the west side, probably in the C19, and a lean-to, also on
the west side, is probably a C20 addition.
Exterior: Single-storey. The barn is symmetrical with a large gabled porch in the
centre on the west side, the horse engine house to the left of the porch and the
lean-to to the right. The west side is buttressed; the ends are also buttressed with
ventilation slits and putlog holes.
Interior: No evidence of a former loft. The original roof structure was some form of
cruck construction, the feet of the crucks extending to about 1 metre above ground.
A rare example in the Devon of a large early barn.
Group value with Place Barton and other listed buildings in the farmyard.


Listing NGR: SX8546784693

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