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Barn Immediately North North West of Somerswood House

A Grade II Listed Building in South Brent, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4308 / 50°25'50"N

Longitude: -3.8383 / 3°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 269528

OS Northings: 60605

OS Grid: SX695606

Mapcode National: GBR QC.G9QM

Mapcode Global: FRA 27VX.8H8

Entry Name: Barn Immediately North North West of Somerswood House

Listing Date: 26 February 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 491105

Location: South Brent, South Hams, Devon, TQ10

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: South Brent

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Brent St Petroc

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1167/0/10006 Barn immediately NNW of Somerswood House

Barn. Circa early C19. Stone rubble. Slate roof with half-hipped ends.
PLAN: Rectangular on plan; shippon on ground floor with barn/ loft above with access via an external flight of steps on the west front. The barn is situated on the west side of the rear yard at Somerswood.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. West front has an external flight of stone steps at the centre with integral dog-kennels, leading to plank double doors; the main roof is carried down as a canopy on timber cantilevered brackets over the loft doorway. Rear wall facing yard is blind. Very small opening under eaves and later lean-to outshut at south end. Ventilation slit low down in north end wall.
INTERIOR: Loft floor is supported on closely-spaced joists. 7-bay roof with halved, lapped and pegged collar trusses, the common-rafters and battens replaced.
A largely complete example of a Devon stone barn, of the bank barn type.

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

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