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Latitude: 50.9897 / 50°59'22"N
Longitude: -4.4276 / 4°25'39"W
OS Eastings: 229716
OS Northings: 123944
OS Grid: SS297239
Mapcode National: GBR K7.KVKR
Mapcode Global: FRA 16MH.DX5
Entry Name: Barn and Shippon at Highford Farm
Listing Date: 19 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104476
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91202
Location: Hartland, Torridge, Devon, EX39
Civil Parish: Hartland
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hartland St Nectan
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 22 SE
4/135 Barn and shippon at High ford Farm
Barn and shippon with granary. Dated 1884 built by James Berriman. Stone rubble
walls with buttresses and dressings of red and yellow brick. Gable-ended slate roof
with decorative ridge tiles.
Plan: long rectangular plan. Shippon on ground floor with granary and store above
at either end and barn and machine room at centre, steam engine housed in wing
behind right-hand end.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 7-bay front divided by brick buttresses. Bays 1, 3, and 5 5
have round-arched window openings now reduced in height. On 1st floor bays 4 and 6
have doorways, the right-hand one reached by a large flight of stone steps. Below
the central doorway is a wide inserted C20 opening. Circular datestone of 1884
below eaves towards left-hand end. Against left-hand gable is another large stone
staircase to lst floor doorway with a small room below used as a tool-house which
arched doorway at front.
Interior not inspected.
This building forms part of a planned farm of the 1880's - 1890's which was an
ambitious scheme to upgrade buildings and land by the owner Mr. Berriman. The farm
is notable for its decorative designs as well as carefully planned layout.
Source: Strong's Industries of North Devon - David and Charles Reprints.
Listing NGR: SS2971623944
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