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The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3491 / 50°20'56"N

Longitude: -4.071 / 4°4'15"W

OS Eastings: 252755

OS Northings: 51964

OS Grid: SX527519

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.WB6K

Mapcode Global: FRA 28C3.MV9

Entry Name: The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

Listing Date: 19 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100294

Location: Brixton, South Hams, Devon, PL9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Brixton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012

SX 55 SW

The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

(Formerly listed as Barn, Shippen and Horse Engine House approximately 30 metres west of Combe Farmhouse)


Barn with shippen wing and attached house engine house. Circa C16 or C17 barn.
Slate rubble. Low pitched corrugated asbestos roof. Ten bay barn with buttressed
walls at back and front, with set-offs to the buttresses. Ventilation slits high up
in walls and pigeon holes below. Ventilation slits also in north gable end and loft
door in south end. Opposing segmental arched cart entrances at centre.
Collar-braced roof of ten bays has been replaced with steel trusses clad in asbestos
Circa early C19 shippen adjoining south east at right angles, forming L-shaped plan.
Slate rubble. Slurried slate roof with gable end. Shippen doorways with wooden
lintels and loft door above.
Circa late C18 horse engine house on south west side of barn, slate rubble, polygonal
on plan with hipped slurried slate roof.

Listing NGR: SX5275551964

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

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