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Latitude: 51.0464 / 51°2'47"N
Longitude: -3.8007 / 3°48'2"W
OS Eastings: 273867
OS Northings: 128993
OS Grid: SS738289
Mapcode National: GBR L2.GBZL
Mapcode Global: FRA 26XC.53N
Entry Name: Range of Farmbuildings Approximately 30 Metres to North of Holdridge Farmhouse
Listing Date: 24 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1214210
English Heritage Legacy ID: 398979
Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: North Molton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
NORTH MOLTON HOLDRIDGE LANE
SS 72 NW & SS 7229-7329
13 & 18/161 Range of farmbuildings
- approximately 30 metres to north
of Holdridge Farmhouse
Range of farmbuildings, including barn with horse-engine house, cartshed and ranges
of shippons. Early to mid C19. Uncoursed stone rubble with tooled ashlar dressings,
and some red brick dressings (possibly later alterations). Welsh-slate roof, half
hipped to barn and hipped over horse-engine house and flanking wings.
Plan: U-plan range. Central threshing barn over 5-bay bay cartshed, facing south,
with octagonal horse-engine house to rear of left-hand end of barn. Lower flanking
ranges of farmbuildings, returning to front at each end, mainly shippons but with
former cartshed in end of left-hand wing. The range of buildings encloses the north
side of the large farmyard, which is bounded on the south side by Holdridge Farmhouse
and adjoining farmbuildings (q.v.). Two-storey barn over cartshed with engine house
on back to rear, and lower 2-storey flanking ranges.
Exterior: Barn has central first-floor large double boarded doors with segmental head
and flanking small segmental-headed openings with boarded doors. Ground floor
cartshed with arcade of segmental-headed arched openings divided by square brick
piers. Flanking ranges with boarded loft doorway, and narrow louvred loft windows,
and ground-floor C19 windows, and boarded doorways, all with stone segmental-arched
heads (some rebuilt in red brick). End of left-hand wing is former coach house and
has large-boarded double doors. One-storey lean-to sheds at the end of each wing.
Horse-engine house to rear of barn with formerly open canted corners (blocked by C20
concrete blockwork and doorways in sides, that to east with 6-pane rectangular rear
light and that to west blocked. Buttress to front wall.
Interior: 5-bay roof to barn with king-post trusses. Some line shafting in barn.
Horse-engine house with massive oak cross beam and 2 large beams spanning from cross
beam to rear of barn. King-post truss. No former horse-engine machinery noted at
time of survey (August 1987).
Listing NGR: SS7386728993
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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