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Linham Barn

A Grade II Listed Building in West Alvington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.2785 / 50°16'42"N

Longitude: -3.7957 / 3°47'44"W

OS Eastings: 272144

OS Northings: 43596

OS Grid: SX721435

Mapcode National: GBR QG.4W2C

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Y9.72X

Plus Code: 9C2R76H3+9P

Entry Name: Linham Barn

Listing Date: 9 September 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100905

Location: West Alvington, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

Civil Parish: West Alvington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: West Alvington All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Linham Barn

Field barn, comprising barn and shippon. Late C181early C19.
Roughly coursed slatestone rubble walls with dressed quoins and
voussoirs over openings; slate roof with corbelled kneelers and
slate copings. Barn has threshing floor to left of centre, with
outshut to right; shippon attached further down slope to left
with rear outshut. Slate canopy over flat stone arch to threshing
bay. Segmental stone arch over small winnowing door to rear.
Timber lintel over loft door to right gable, Shippon has plank
loft door above segmental-arched door; 2 doorways to rear
outshut. Interior: softwood scissor-braced roof to barn, which
has grease horn recess to left of entrance and draft-beam pockets
above threshing floor; late C19 drive shaft to outshut, formerly
used as engine house and now occupied by winnowing machine.
A well-crafted and good example of a South Hams field barn.

Listing NGR: SX7214443596

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