Barn And Shippon Approximately 45 Metres To North West Of West Molland Barton At Ss 7928 2852

31 May 2006
Barn And Shippon Approximately 45 Metres To North West Of West Molland Barton At Ss 7928 2852, West Molland Lane, Molland, North 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.

MOLLAND WEST MOLLAND LANE SS 72 NE 14/105 Barn and shippon approximately 45 - metres to north-west of West Molland Barton SS 7928-2852 GV II Barn and shippon. CIQ with late C19 alterations and addition. C18 roughly-squared and coursed stone and C19 uncoursed stone rubble with some red-brick dressings to openings. Gable-ended Welsh-slate roof.

Plan: L-plan range. C18 shippon aligned approximately north-east/north-west, facing south, with C19 barn aligned approximately north-west/south-east, facing south-west, added at right angles to rear of left-hand end, incorporating some fabric of probably former C18 rear wing. 8-bay barn, with cart entrance to south-west and evidence of former horse-engine house to north-east (see line of gable on wall). Shippon of 1- storey and loft, and loft over north-east end of barn.

Exterior: Shippon with loft opening off centre to left, boarded stable-type door to right with wooden lintel and two C20 boarded doors to left with concrete lintels.

Loft door in right-hand gable end. South-west front of barn has cart entrance off- centre to left with 2 low boarded doors and shallow porch with stone side walls and pent roof over. Rear of barn has 2 segmental-headed doorways with brick arched head, one to right with half-height boarded door. Opening in centre of wall, formerly to take drive from now-demolished horse-engine house. Right-hand gable end of barn (adjoining shippon) has boarded loft door with boarded-over window in apex of gable above, ground-floor opening to right with 2 boarded doors and doorway to left with boarded door; all openings have brick segmental arched heads.

Interior: 8-bay barn roof with king-post trusses. Some line shafting remaining.

Listing NGR: SS7928028520


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1022 IOE Records taken by Hedley R Hooper; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hooper, Hedley R.

Rights Holder: Hooper, Hedley R.


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