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Barn and Adjoining Outbuildings Approximately 40 Metres to South West of Brown's Marsh Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0327 / 51°1'57"N

Longitude: -3.8194 / 3°49'9"W

OS Eastings: 272517

OS Northings: 127500

OS Grid: SS725275

Mapcode National: GBR L2.H66S

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WD.3V1

Entry Name: Barn and Adjoining Outbuildings Approximately 40 Metres to South West of Brown's Marsh Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288634

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399107

Location: North Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: North Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: North Molton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 72 NW
13/168 Barn and adjoining outbuildings
- approximately 40 metres to south-
west of Brown's Marsh Farmhouse
Barn and adjoining outbuildings. Probably mid to late C18 with early C19 additions
and late C19 or early C20 alterations. Coursed stone rubble, with cob to rear and at
right hand end. One late C19 brick lean-to addition. Welsh slate roof, hipped to
right and half-hipped to left. Slate and corrugated iron over lean-to additions.
Plan: Barn to left, facing south, and shippon with loft above to right. Lean-to
pigstys to right of barn door and early C20 lean-to addition to left of barn door,
possibly small petrol engine house replacing former horse-engine.
Exterior: Large boarded double doors to barn (left-hand door 2 leaf), with wooden
lintel. Late C19 lean-to addition to left with boarded door in right-hand return.
Probably C19 former pigstys to right of entrance with 2 low openings to front (pens
demolished). Boarded door at rear of barn and loft door in left-hand end wall.
Shippon to right with square loft opening and ground-floor boarded door with wooden
lintel. Boarded door to right-hand return front with wooden lintel.
Interior: Five-bay roof with C18 trusses consisting of principal rafters and collars.
Late C19 or early C20 rafters. Metal shaft projecting through wall on wooden saddle,
probably formerly drive shaft from external horse engine. Interior of shippon with
late C19 or early C20 three-bay roof. Stone wall between shippon and barn, probably
farmer end wall of barn. Post in ground in front of left-hand end of barn is
possibly the remains of a former horse-engine (not necessarily with permanent

Listing NGR: SS7251727500

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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