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Barn and Granary Approximately 10 Metres East of Prowse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8373 / 50°50'14"N

Longitude: -3.6441 / 3°38'38"W

OS Eastings: 284330

OS Northings: 105489

OS Grid: SS843054

Mapcode National: GBR L9.WGNR

Mapcode Global: FRA 368W.D4V

Plus Code: 9C2RR9P4+W9

Entry Name: Barn and Granary Approximately 10 Metres East of Prowse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446857

Location: Sandford, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sandford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Sandford St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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1/253 Barn and granary approx
10m east of Prowse Farmhouse


Barn and adjoining granary over shippon. C16, altered in C19. Cob on rubble
footings with C19 work in mortared volcanic rubble; corrugated iron roof (formerly
thatch). Barn on north-south axis with large opposing doors to threshing floor at
south end and adjoining granary block at right angles projecting each end. In C19
horse engine house was built onto east side of barn and south wall of granary
rebuilt to provide shippon with hayloft and stores above. East-facing front has
gable-ended engine-house with unglazed brick lined window and segmental arch
projecting to right of full height barn doorway. To left gable end of granary has
sets of 4 pigeon-holes either side of C17 owl-hole. Barn roof is half-hipped to
right (north) and that end includes narrow ventilator. South side has central
portion built of rubble between pilaster buttresses which includes 2 wide openings
to shippon below hayloft loading bay flanked by narrow ventilators. West side of
barn has slight projecting midstrey walls. Barn has 3-bay roof on side-pegged
jointed cruck trusses and granary has similar 4 bay roof. The cob wall between has
been removed and one of removed cruck feet is replaced by massive wooden screw from
C19 cider press.

Listing NGR: SS8433005489

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