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Latitude: 50.7018 / 50°42'6"N
Longitude: -3.8389 / 3°50'20"W
OS Eastings: 270236
OS Northings: 90743
OS Grid: SX702907
Mapcode National: GBR QB.X3LC
Mapcode Global: FRA 27V7.288
Plus Code: 9C2RP526+PC
Entry Name: Cow House Approximately 30 Metres North East of Shilstone Farmhouse
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106101
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94859
Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Drewsteignton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON
5/63 Cow house approximately 30 metres
north-east of Shilstone Farmhouse
Cow house. Probably C18. Plastered granite stone rubble; corrugated iron roof,
Plan and exterior description: the building faces south-west and is unusually wide.
The ground floor is double depth and divided by an axial rubble wall with series of
cow stalls either side. Roughly central through passage. The hayloft is
uninterrupted and full width The central doorway each side has a hayloft loading
hatch directly above and there are a series of narrow slit windows either side, some
later enlarged to windows. Occasional vent to hayloft and some small apertures low
down are probably drains. Roof is half-hipped to right and to left it butts
adjoining Shilstone Cottages. ''
Interior: has plain carpentry detail including a 7-bay roof of large A-frame
trusses each employing 2 sets of pegged lap-jointed collars.
This is an unusual cow house for its time. It also forms part of a group with
Shilstone Farmhouse (q.v) and its farmbuildings in an unusually attractive location.
Listing NGR: SX7023690743
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