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Cow House Approximately 30 Metres North East of Shilstone Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Drewsteignton, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Cow House Approximately 30 Metres North East of Shilstone Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94859

Location: Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Drewsteignton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Drewsteignton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON

5/63 Cow house approximately 30 metres
north-east of Shilstone Farmhouse

GV II

Cow house. Probably C18. Plastered granite stone rubble; corrugated iron roof,
originally thatch.
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

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

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