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Barn Approximately 85 Metres East of Falkedon Farmhouse (South)

A Grade II Listed Building in Spreyton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7435 / 50°44'36"N

Longitude: -3.8352 / 3°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 270612

OS Northings: 95369

OS Grid: SX706953

Mapcode National: GBR QB.TJJ0

Mapcode Global: FRA 27V3.X9C

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 85 Metres East of Falkedon Farmhouse (South)

Listing Date: 4 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95062

Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Spreyton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Spreyton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 79 NW SPREYTON

2/295 Barn approximately 85 metres
east of Falkedon Farmhouse (south)

GV II

Barn. Probably late C17-early C18. Cob on stone rubble footings; thatch roof.
Plan and exterior description: threshing barn built on a north-south axis. Opposing
doorways in the centre of each long wall. Both are flanked by short projecting
midstrey walls and have solid doorframes. The western doorway is really full height
and contains double doors but the eastern one is smaller. Both contain probably C19
plank doors. The western doorway is now recessed behind secondary lean-to store
sheds and the thatch of the main roof is carried down continuously over them. The
main roof is gabled to north and half-hipped to south. The barn is open to the roof
which is carried on a series of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.
This barn, and the nearby linhay (q.v.) are now rare examples of still-thatched
traditional Devon farmbuildings.


Listing NGR: SX7061295369

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

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