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Barn and Linhay Approximately 20 Metres North East of Stantaway Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Otterton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6608 / 50°39'38"N

Longitude: -3.2976 / 3°17'51"W

OS Eastings: 308382

OS Northings: 85368

OS Grid: SY083853

Mapcode National: GBR P7.732P

Mapcode Global: FRA 37ZB.954

Plus Code: 9C2RMP62+8X

Entry Name: Barn and Linhay Approximately 20 Metres North East of Stantaway Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86353

Location: Otterton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Otterton

Built-Up Area: Otterton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Otterton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

OTTERTON FORE STREET (north side),
SY 0885
Otterton
7/152 Barn and linhay approximately
20 metres north-east of Stantaway
24.7.85 Farmhouse
GV II
Barn and adjoining linhay. Mid or late C19. Stone rubble with red brick quoins;
pantile roof.
L-shaped building. There is a relatively short threshing barn facing south-east
onto the farmyard and adjoining the right (north-eastern) end of an earlier barn and
shelter (q.v.). At its left end there are opposing doorways onto the threshing
floor and to rear right a horse-engine house. This maybe secondary since it partly
blocks the rear doorway. From the front right end of the barn a former linhay
projects at right angles facing south-west onto the farmyard.
Only the doorway of the barn projects shows in the farmyard; C19 full height double
plank doors with coverstrips, one is split into flaps. Rear barn doors are
identical. Barn roof is gable-ended to left and hipped to right. The linhay was
originally open-fronted. It was a 4 1/2 bay linhay with full height posts (Alcock's
linhay Type T1). It has since been converted to pigsties at which time the lower
section was bricked up and includes 2 C20 doors and 3 windows and the hayloft was
weather-boarded and includes 2 loading hatches. The linhay is lower than the barn
and is gable-ended.
Interior: barn is open to a 3-bay king post truss roof. The linhay has a 7-bay roof
of identical trusses. The linhay has a C20 feeding passage along the rear which is
probably an original feature since the doorways each end are original.
This barn and linhay form a group with the other farmbuildings which enclose the
farmyard to rear of Stantaway Farmhouse (q.v.) and also contribute to the charming
group of listed buildings along Otterton Fore Street.


Listing NGR: SY0838285368

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