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Linhay and Byre Approximate 15 Metres South of Westcott Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thelbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8932 / 50°53'35"N

Longitude: -3.7052 / 3°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 280171

OS Northings: 111801

OS Grid: SS801118

Mapcode National: GBR L6.S55P

Mapcode Global: FRA 364R.0CG

Plus Code: 9C2RV7VV+7W

Entry Name: Linhay and Byre Approximate 15 Metres South of Westcott Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433877

ID on this website: 101251223

Location: Mid Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Thelbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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SS 81 SW
3/273 Linhay and byre approximate
- 15 metres south of Westcott

Linhay and byre. Probably C17. Cob on rubble footings with later rubble patching;
corrugated iron roof (formerly thatched). Continuous block facing north comprising a
4-bay linhay to left (east) and a byre with hayloft over to right (west). Open-
fronted linhay (Alcocks type T1) has posts of large scantling resting on stone pads,
carrying the crossbeams which support the hayloft and, at the top, a central slot is
provided for the front principal of the A-frame trusses which have pegged lap-jointed
collars. Byre has a wide doorway to left including a C19 plank door with wrought
iron strap hinges. Small window to right with loading hatch over. Byre includes
late C19 timber stalls, probably C17 plain-finished crossbeams and A-frame truss roof
with pegged lap-jointed collars. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS8017111801

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