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Latitude: 50.9894 / 50°59'21"N
Longitude: -4.4277 / 4°25'39"W
OS Eastings: 229710
OS Northings: 123916
OS Grid: SS297239
Mapcode National: GBR K7.KVJK
Mapcode Global: FRA 16MH.DW5
Plus Code: 9C2QXHQC+QW
Entry Name: Stables, Harness Room and Dairy to Highford Farm
Listing Date: 19 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165948
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91203
Location: Hartland, Torridge, Devon, EX39
Civil Parish: Hartland
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hartland St Nectan
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 22 SE
Stables, Harness room and dairy to
Former stables, harness room and dairy. 1889, built by James Berriman. Stone
rubble walls with yellow and red brick buttresses and dressings. Gable-ended slate
roof with decorative ridge tiles. Axial stack of contrasting red and yellow brick.
Plan: long rectangular building consisting of dairy to left then a passageway with
harness room and stables at right-hand end. Stables have accommodation for 6 horses
- 2 loose boxes and 4 stalls.
Exterior: 2 storeys. 10-bay front divided by brick buttresses each surmounted by a
terracotta eagle, and at intervals along the front 3 buttresses have plaques giving
the date, initials J.B. and the function of that particular part of the building.
Inbetween the buttresses are windows with round arched heads and small-paned
casements. 2 have been replaced towards the left-hand end on the lst floor with
sashes. Round-arched doorway to passage left of centre. To the right of centre is
1st floor loading hatch above stables.
Interior: original fittings to stables have iron pillars dividing stalls and
partitions with railings above.
This building forms part of a planned farm of the 1880's - 90's which was an
ambitious scheme to upgrade buildings and land by the owner Mr. Berriman. The farm
is notable for its decorative designs as well as carefully planned layout.
Source: Strong's Industries of North Devon - David and Charles Reprints.
Listing NGR: SS2971023916
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