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Shippon About 10 Metres South West of Oldsbrim Farmhouse, Including the Stone Wall Extending Across the Lower End of the Farmyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5459 / 50°32'45"N

Longitude: -3.8529 / 3°51'10"W

OS Eastings: 268811

OS Northings: 73436

OS Grid: SX688734

Mapcode National: GBR QC.7003

Mapcode Global: FRA 27TM.8RT

Entry Name: Shippon About 10 Metres South West of Oldsbrim Farmhouse, Including the Stone Wall Extending Across the Lower End of the Farmyard

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441170

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Leusdon St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN-
SX 67 SE THE-MOOR
5/197 Shippon about 10 metres south-west
- of Oldsbrim Farmhouse, including
the stone wall extending across
the lower end of the farmyard
GV II

Shippon. Probably C17 or C18. Granite rubble. Roof covered with corrugated iron.
East wall, facing farmhouse, has a small doorway with granite lintel to left, and a
larger doorway with C20 wood lintel to right; both have old plank doors. Gable-
wall to road has 3 ventilation slits, now glazed, at ground-storey level. Beneath
them is a roughly-made drain outlet. In the upper storey is a larger opening with
granite lintel, probably a former loft door; it is covered with corrugated iron.
The interior seems to have no features, although a central drain may survive under
the rubbish on the floor. The rear wall shows clear signs of heightening
internally.
Behind the shippon at the right-hand end is a granite lean-to with a roof-covering
of corrugated iron. The walling includes at least 2 upright granite posts. Running
at right-angles from the left-hand end of the front wall of the shippon is a high-
quality wall of coursed granite rubble. The left-hand end, which is about 2½ metres
high, has a row of concrete-block buildings, probably pigstys, on the farmyard side;
these almost certainly replace an earlier structure.


Listing NGR: SX6881173436

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

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