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Shippon Approximately 7 Metres North-East of East Coombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6692 / 50°40'9"N

Longitude: -3.8633 / 3°51'47"W

OS Eastings: 268422

OS Northings: 87159

OS Grid: SX684871

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.S99Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 27S9.QQD

Entry Name: Shippon Approximately 7 Metres North-East of East Coombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94553

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 68 NE CHAGFORD

3/23 Shippon approximately 7 metres
- north-east of East Coombe
Farmhouse
GV II

Shippon. Mid-late C17. Probably earlier origins. Parts of coursed blocks of
granite ashlar, most of granite stone rubble, and with some cob on wall tops;
corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: shippon with hayloft terraced into the hillslope. It is built
down the hill facing north. This side contains a doorway at the left (east) end
containing a C19 stable-type door. To right is a slit window and at the right end an
inserted feeding hatch. Both these are behind a secondary leanto structure.
Originally this was built as a pigsty but has now been converted to an implement
store by blocking the front doorways and knocking through the left end. The main
roof is gable-ended. The left gable end is uphill and contains a hayloft loading
hatch which could easily be loaded from the terrace there. The right gable end
contains a central C20 casement which has been inserted into the former dung hatch.
It is flanked by slit windows and there is another in the gable to the hayloft.
Below there are 3 blocked drain holes which formerly emptied into the granite-lined
leat which runs by here.
Interior has C17 plain carpentry detail including a 3-bay roof of A-frame trusses
with pegged lap-jointed collars.


Listing NGR: SX6842287159

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

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