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Barn Approximately 70 Metres West South West of Lower Holscombe

A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3889 / 50°23'19"N

Longitude: -3.7845 / 3°47'4"W

OS Eastings: 273241

OS Northings: 55854

OS Grid: SX732558

Mapcode National: GBR QF.XZG0

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y0.RFL

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 70 Metres West South West of Lower Holscombe

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101139

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

DIPTFORD

SX75NW Barn approximately
4/224 70 metres WSW of Lower
Holscombe

GV II

Bank barn. Circa late C18 or early C19. Slate rubble steeply pitched
corruaated iron roof with half hipped ends.
Plan: Long rectangular plan bank barn with shippon doorways on the lower
south front and 2 barn doors at the higher north side at the back. At
right angles at the left end of the front a 2-bay open-fronted cattle
shelter.
Exterior: 2 storeys symmetrical south front has 6 shippon doorways with
flat slate arches and 2 loading doors above towards the centre with
corrugated iron canopies on wooden cantilevers.
At the rear 2 barn doorways with large roughly hewn timber lintels land
corrugated iron canopies on wooden cantilevers; later boarded double doors.
Ventilation slits in gable ends.
At right angles at left hand end of south front a single storey wing with a
hipped roof and open fronted inner face with a central rectangular stone
rubble pier; probably a cattle shelter; pegged roof trusses.
Roof: of the main range has collars hipped and pegged to the faces of the
straight principals which have halved and pegged apexes. The walls inside
the barn are plastered.


Listing NGR: SX7324155854

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