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Barn and Shippon at Highford Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartland, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91202

Location: Hartland, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Hartland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Hartland St Nectan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


HARTLAND
SS 22 SE

4/135 Barn and shippon at High ford Farm

GV II

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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