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Barn Approximately 25 Metres South East of Higher Upcott Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockbeare, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7403 / 50°44'25"N

Longitude: -3.3572 / 3°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 304331

OS Northings: 94288

OS Grid: SY043942

Mapcode National: GBR P5.9YRH

Mapcode Global: FRA 37V4.3WX

Plus Code: 9C2RPJRV+44

Entry Name: Barn Approximately 25 Metres South East of Higher Upcott Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352422

Location: Rockbeare, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Rockbeare

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Rockbeare St Mary with St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description



SY 09 SW ROCKBEARE
3/100 Barn approximately 25 metres
- south-east of Higher Upcott
Farmhouse
GV II

Threshing barn. Probably early C17, refurbished in the C18. Plastered cob on local
purple-coloured sandstone rubble foundations including large dressed quoins;
corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Small barn on a north-west - south-east axis built across a slope. Each side
includes central full height doorways to the threshing floor. Because of the slope
the floor on the south-west side is raised and therefore could be used for loading
directly from or to carts.
There are large probably C19 double doors flanked by short projecting midstray walls
on either side. The roof is half-hipped at the north-west end and hipped at the
south-east end.
Interior is open to the roof which is 3 bays and carried on C18 collared tie beam
trusses but also includes the remains of 1 original side-pegged jointed cruck truss.


Listing NGR: SY0433194288

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