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Barn Approximately 15 Metres South of North Creaber Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gidleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.676 / 50°40'33"N

Longitude: -3.8979 / 3°53'52"W

OS Eastings: 265993

OS Northings: 87979

OS Grid: SX659879

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.KSJS

Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q9.38D

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 15 Metres South of North Creaber Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94708

Location: Gidleigh, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Gidleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Gidleigh Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH

3/178 Barn approximately 15 metres
- south of North Creaber Farmhouse
28.1.86
GV II

Barn. C17, maybe C16 origins. Granite stone rubble laid to rough courses, massive
dressed quoins and some of the lower walling is made up of large squared blocks;
corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: threshing barn facing north-west and built down the hillslope.
The left (north-eastern) section has been partitioned off as a byre with hayloft.
In the centre of the building there are opposing doorways to the threshing floor.
The front doorway is full height and contains large double doors. There is a
hayloft loading hatch to right. To left there is a doorway to the byre with another
hayloft loading hatch over, and at the left end, a small slit window. The rear barn
doorway is smaller than the front and is shoulder-headed suggesting C16, possibly
domestic, origin of the house. There is no other evidence of former domestic use.
The roof is gable-ended.
Interior: the byre has a roughly-finished axial beam of indeterminate date. The
roof is a C20 replacement and the joinery detail is C19.
The barn, shippon (q.v) and North Creaber Farmhouse (q.v) make up an attractive
group.

Listing NGR: SX6599387979

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

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