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Latitude: 50.6872 / 50°41'14"N
Longitude: -4.339 / 4°20'20"W
OS Eastings: 234872
OS Northings: 90118
OS Grid: SX348901
Mapcode National: GBR NM.6190
Mapcode Global: FRA 17S8.CDC
Plus Code: 9C2QMMP6+VC
Entry Name: Farm Buildings Forming the Farmyard to the North of Pinslow Farmhouse
Listing Date: 9 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309809
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90691
Location: St. Giles on the Heath, Torridge, Devon, PL15
Civil Parish: St. Giles on the Heath
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Heath
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 39 SW ST GILES ON THE HEATH
4/37 Farm Buildings forming the
- farmyard to the north of
Planned farmyard. 1863 (datestone) for the Bedford Estate. Stone rubble with brick
dressings and gabled slate roofs.
The farmyard is on 3 levels, exploiting the gradient of the site. To the west a hay
barn with large double timber doors is at right angles to the west range which is a
2-storey building with a threshing loft, formerly powered by a water turbine. A 2-
span fattening shed adjoins the threshing loft at right angles and projects into the
central yard forming the north side of the farmyard. Dung was carried across the
yard to the 2-storey east range and dropped down into the ground floor of the
dunghouse from timber platforms projecting over the pits. The south end of the east
range was formerly a carpenters' and blacksmiths' shop. The south range consists of
The farmyard is very little altered since 1863 and has all the characteristic
features of the Bedford Estate farm buildings of the high farming period, including
timber-lined roofs and ingeniously-designed adjustable ventilation slats.
Listing NGR: SX3487290118
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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