Barn Immediately To The North East Of Foxhole Farmhouse

1 Apr 2005
Barn Immediately To The North East Of Foxhole Farmhouse, Broadwoodwidger, Torridge, 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.

HALWILL FOXHOLE SX 49 NW 4/67 Barn immediately to the north east - of Foxhole Farmhouse GV II Threshing barn. Circa early C18. Cob on stone rubble, bitumen-painted rag slate roof hipped at left end, gabled at right end. Barn with large opposed doorways forms the north side of the farmyard in front of Foxhole Farmhouse (qv). The central threshing area is single storey and machinery was formerly powered by a horse engine on the north side without a horse engine house. On either side of the threshing area the barn is 2 storey, the left-hand loft formerly used as a granary. The south elevation, facing the farmyard, has a large central doorway with a slate canopy carried on brackets and smaller doorways on either side under timber lintels, loading door to the loft to the right.

Interior Some pegged collar rafter roof trusses; parts of the rear (north) threshing doors are original. Part of a group of very unaltered buildings at Foxhole Farm.

Listing NGR: SX4177397003


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0990 IOE Records taken by Barbara Hilton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Barbara Hilton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hilton, Barbara

Rights Holder: Hilton, Barbara


Bitumen, Cob, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Stuart Horse Engine House, Georgian Industrial, Animal Power Site, Power Generation Site, Engine House, Threshing Barn, Agriculture And Subsistence, Barn, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Granary, Food And Drink Processing Site, Hayloft