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Shippon About 30 Metres North East of Sweaton Farmhouse

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

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Latitude: 50.5482 / 50°32'53"N

Longitude: -3.8353 / 3°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 270070

OS Northings: 73655

OS Grid: SX700736

Mapcode National: GBR QC.6Y89

Mapcode Global: FRA 27VM.3NM

Plus Code: 9C2RG5X7+7V

Entry Name: Shippon About 30 Metres North East of Sweaton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441926

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

County: Devon

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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6/248 Shippon about 30 metres
- north-east of Sweaton Farmhouse


Shippon. Possibly C17 or earlier. Granite rubble with slated roof; verges of both
gables have simple decorative slate-hanging. Consists of 2 compartments divided by
a stone wall about 2 metres high. Single-storeyed with loft. North gable-wall
facing road, the best feature of the building, has 3 ventilation slits at the lower
level and 1 above; drain outlet at base of wall. West wall, facing farmhouse, has
2 ventilation slits in northern section. Doorway between them with plain granite
lintel. Above it, to left, a loft door with iron strap-hinges. The southern
section has a doorway to left and a window to right, both with wooden lintels; the
window has been altered, and has a large lump of granite beneath it that could have
been a feeding trough. Southern gable-wall has a loft doorway with wooden lintel,
the plank door having old iron hinges.
Interior: roof and loft floor-timbers renewed in C20. Southern section has simple
drain in centre of floor; northern section was full of cow dung when inspected.

Listing NGR: SX7007073655

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