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Barn at Higher Ridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Stockland, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8057 / 50°48'20"N

Longitude: -3.0959 / 3°5'45"W

OS Eastings: 322877

OS Northings: 101249

OS Grid: ST228012

Mapcode National: GBR M1.YHJC

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DY.XCB

Entry Name: Barn at Higher Ridge

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88305

Location: Stockland, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Stockland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stockland St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Barn at Higher Ridge

- II

Field Barn. Probably 1608 - date scratched on original door. Rubble, some
chert, some large field stones as foundation, corrugated iron roof replacing
thatch. A long narrow barn to half-hipped ends, low paired doors in flush
openings each side. East side has 3 ventilation slits in deep splayed openings
and one enlarged to square opening; at each gable a square opening, one to
south, part blocked. Pair plank doors each by side, to wood lintels; those
to west, higher side, ane C17 doors in part, with original strap hinges, and
with nailed vertical and horizontal double planking in part. East-side entry
has raking buttress added to right side; severe structural cracks to north
gable wall. Interior: 4 whole and 2 half bays, 5 pairs jointed crucks carried
down to about 1 metre from floor level; A-frame trusses with trenched purlin,
and a second purlin set low, almost at plate level, all early rafters, diagonal
ridge. At about 1.5 metres from floor level there are 8 small square recesses
with rough stone lintels, one to each non-door bay and one in each gable end.
An unusually well preserved building, lacking only the thatch roofing.

Listing NGR: ST2287701249

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

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