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Latitude: 50.9243 / 50°55'27"N
Longitude: -4.0728 / 4°4'22"W
OS Eastings: 254415
OS Northings: 115918
OS Grid: SS544159
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.Q21H
Mapcode Global: FRA 26CN.M3N
Entry Name: Barn, Horse Engine House and Shippons Approximately 10 Metres to South of Scriggins
Listing Date: 16 February 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1105069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91640
Location: Beaford, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Beaford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Beaford All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 51 NW
7/22 Barn, horse engine house and
- shippons approximately 10 metres
to south of Scriggins
Barn, horse engine house and shippons. C18 with mid to late C19 alterations and
additions. Barn of cob (rendered to front) on low uncoursed stone rubble plinth.
Timber framed and stone and cob horse engine house with remains of hipped slate roof.
Uncoursed stone rubble shippon range, with rendered cob to first floor at front.
Gable-ended roofs to barn and shippon range, corrugated iron to front and scantle
slate to rear (probably formerly thatched).
Plan and development: L plan range, enclosing farmyard to north. Barn aligned
approximately north-south with central opposed cart entrances and mid C19 polygonal-
ended horse-engine house projecting to east at north end. C18 shippon range
adjoining south end, aligned approximately east-west, consisting of shippons with
lofts above and granary in loft at west end, approached by external stone steps.
Right-hand gable end and rear probably rebuilt in the mid to late C19.
Exterior: Barn has central opposed large boarded double doors (one 2-leaf) with
wrought-iron hinges, wooden frames and lintels. Shallow pent-roofed porch to west
Left-hand (north) gable end of barn has barred boarded loft door with strap hinges,
and narrow vent in apex. Remains of horse engine house to rear (partly runious at
time of survey - December 1987), with masonry end wall and open sides. Shippon range
has paired loft doors to left with wrought-iron strap hinges and granary loft doorway
at right-hand end, approached by external flight of 8 stone steps and boarded door
with strap hinges. Two ground-floor windows with wooden lintels, 2 light to left
with chamfered wooden mullion and C19 four pane to right. Two boarded doors with
strap hinges and wooden lintels. Right-hand gable end has blocked loft opening and
ground-floor C19 two-light window, both with brick segmental-arched heads.
Interior: Barn has probably late C19 six-bay roof (possibly rebuilt when horse engine
house added). Horse engine house has a very large longitudinal beam, former drive
shaft, projecting into barn, and two C19 king post trusses.
These buildings form part of a complete small farmstead including the farmhouse
(q.v.) to the north.
Listing NGR: SS5441515918
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