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Linhay at Approximately 100 Metres North of Kingston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Staverton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4769 / 50°28'36"N

Longitude: -3.7002 / 3°42'0"W

OS Eastings: 279458

OS Northings: 65498

OS Grid: SX794654

Mapcode National: GBR QL.JH27

Mapcode Global: FRA 374S.N9Q

Entry Name: Linhay at Approximately 100 Metres North of Kingston House

Listing Date: 9 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108507

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100690

Location: Staverton, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Staverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Staverton with Landscove

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


2/154 Linhay at approx
IOOM north of Kingston


Linhay adjoining north end of Stables at Kingston House (q.v.) C18 incorporating
earlier materials, slightly modified C19. Limestone rubble, dressed rubble piers, end
and back wall cob on first floor; corrugated iron roof, previously thatch, hipped
at north end and abutting stable to south.
Plan: Rectangular 5 bay linhay with square section rubble piers; originally open
fronted to the east, with tallet (hay loft) over. Symmetrical front with four
piers; later rubble infillwalls at ground floor level and one re-used C16 Blight
diamond-set mullioned window on first floor.
Interior: 3 chamfered cross beams (probably re-used) survive and a 5 bay roof structure
with trenched purlins & pegged collars, the principal rafters (for threaded purlins)
re-used from elsewhere. One of the farm buildings attached to Kingston House (1743)
and probably re-using materials from its predecessor.

Listing NGR: SX7945865498

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

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