Barn And Linhay Approximately 20 Metres North Of Rudge Farmhouse

31 Aug 1999
Barn And Linhay Approximately 20 Metres North Of Rudge Farmhouse, Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MORCHARD BISHOP SS 70 NW 4/122 Barn and Linhay approx 20 metres - north of Rudge Farmhouse GV II

Barn and adjoining linhay. Barn is C16, reroofed and partly rebuilt in mid C19: Linhay is entirely mid C19 cob on rubble footings and some C19 rubble rebuilding to barn; barn has slate roof, the linhay and round house have corrugated iron roofs.

Barn and linhay facing south into farmyard and backing onto road. Barn to left and linhay to right. Barn has cob round house to rear, and large opposing double doors to threshing floor. To left of door is short projecting midstrey wall and is rubble walled further left. No midstrey wall to right, only a C20 breezeblock buttress. 4 pigeon holes over front door. Roof hipped to left. Rear has both short projecting midstrey walls and loading hatch to left. To right is round horse engine house with semi-conical roof. It houses a massive beam but no machinery. Linhay is of 6 bays (Alcock's Type T1) with the posts resting on C20 concrete and some original stone pads. It now has weatherboarded front. Roof is slightly lower than adjoining barn.

Linhay is slightly terraced into the hillside and cob rear wall includes 2 doorways and a loading hatch and is broken by a series of cob buttresses. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS7447607624


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2255 IOE Records taken by Michael Woodhead; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Michael Woodhead. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Woodhead, Michael

Rights Holder: Woodhead, Michael


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