This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH CHAPPLE
3/184 Barn and byres approximately 1 - metre south-west of West Chapple Farmhouse GV II
Barn and byres. Probably late C16-early C17, enlarged and rearranged in late C17- early C18. Large grade granite rubble with massive roughly-dressed quoins and boulder footings, patched with granite stone rubble; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: long range of farmbuildings built down the hillslope facing West Chapple Farmhouse (q.v.) to north-east. There is a central barn with byres each end, the left downhill one with a hayloft over. The barn has a large full height central doorway (there is a window opposite to rear). Either side there are ragged joints where the byres were added each end. Each has a doorway with a slit window towards the end. The left byre has a hayloft loading hatch over the doorway.
The end wall here has a slit window to each level. Roof is gable-ended.
Interior has plain carpentry detail and a continuous roof of late C17-early C18 A- frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars.
This barn and byres forms part of a group of attractive listed buildings in the hamlet of Chapple.
Listing NGR: SX6709989081
© Mr A J L B Rodwell. Source: Historic England Archive
People & Organisations
Photographer: Rodwell, A J L B
Rights Holder: Rodwell, A J L B
Granite, Iron, Rubble, Stone, Thatch, Tudor Barn, Elizabethan Agriculture And Subsistence, Stuart Farm Building, Jacobean Agricultural Building, Cow House, Animal Shed, Hayloft