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Latitude: 50.7612 / 50°45'40"N
Longitude: -3.8539 / 3°51'13"W
OS Eastings: 269344
OS Northings: 97368
OS Grid: SX693973
Mapcode National: GBR Q9.LCR0
Mapcode Global: FRA 27T2.GDD
Entry Name: Barn and Linhay Approximately 3 Metres North of Heath Farmhouse
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326132
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95084
Location: Spreyton, West Devon, Devon, EX17
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Spreyton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Spreyton St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 69 NE SPREYTON HEATH ROAD
1/276 Barn and linhay approximately 3
metres north of Heath Farmhouse
Barn and linhay. Probably C18. Local stone rubble with cob wall tops; corrugated
iron roof, formerly thatch.
Plan and exterior description: L-shaped building facing into the farmyard behind
Heath Farmhouse (q.v.). On the east side of the yard is a threshing barn facing
west. It has large opposing double doors to the threshing floor right (south) of
centre and rear left is a hayloft loading hatch over a small doorway All the doors
are C19. Its roof is hipped each end. An open-fronted linhay projects forward at
right angles from the left end of the barn. It is an unusual type of linhay being 2
bays to the ground floor cow byres and 3 bays to the tallet/hayloft. Between is a
beam across the front of enormous scantling. The lower timbers appear to be
secondary or replacements but those set into the top are original and rise through
the tallet to support the outer principals of A-frame trusses. Roof is half-hipped
Interior: barn is open to the roof which is carried on A-frame trusses with pegged
lap-jointed collars. Smaller similar trusses over the linhay.
Listing NGR: SX6934497368
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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