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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262805
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100905
Location: West Alvington, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
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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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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