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Shippon Immediately North North East of South Ash Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Nympton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9707 / 50°58'14"N

Longitude: -3.8706 / 3°52'14"W

OS Eastings: 268755

OS Northings: 120698

OS Grid: SS687206

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.M58H

Mapcode Global: FRA 26SJ.V7Q

Plus Code: 9C2RX4CH+7Q

Entry Name: Shippon Immediately North North East of South Ash Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97351

Location: King's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX37

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: King's Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingsnympton St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Tagged with: Cowshed

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Description


KINGS NYMPTON
SS 62 SE
1/177 Barn immediately
north-north east of
South Ash Farmhouse
II
Barn, shippon and horse-engine house. Probably C18 with early
and laterC19 additions. Stone rubble,cob under eaves, patched
in concrete blocks. Corrugated iron half-hipped and hipped roofs.
Plan: Barn with central threshing floor, C19 horse-engine house
behind left end and circa early C19 shippon with loft above on
the left (north) end. The later C19 outshut on the right (south)
end has been partly rebuilt.
Exterior: Barn has central full-height cart entrance with
projecting stone jambs supporting eaves canopy, large raking
buttress on left and doorway on right with loft door above under
eaves. Shippon set back on left is built of cob on stone rubble
plinth and has ground floor and loft doorways in one full-height
opening; its left end wall has tall triangular opening. At the
right hand end the main roof is carried down as catslide over
outshut which is partly rebuilt in concrete blocks. At rear
central cart entrance with projecting jambs and open-sided
horse-engine house on right, its hipped roof supported on wooden
posts (some replaced).
Interior: Wood plank threshing floor. Roof has straight
principal rafters halved and pegged at apex and later lapped
collars. The engine house has lapped nailed collars, missing
beam and inserted wooden partition. The shippon has wooden
mangers and pitched stone floor.


Listing NGR: SS6875520698

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