COW HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF SHILSTONE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106101
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
COW HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF SHILSTONE FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COW HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES NORTH EAST OF SHILSTONE FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Drewsteignton
National Park:
DARTMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SX 70236 90743

Details

SX 79 SW DREWSTEIGNTON

5/63 Cow house approximately 30 metres north-east of Shilstone Farmhouse

GV II

Cow house. Probably C18. Plastered granite stone rubble; corrugated iron roof, originally thatch. Plan and exterior description: the building faces south-west and is unusually wide. The ground floor is double depth and divided by an axial rubble wall with series of cow stalls either side. Roughly central through passage. The hayloft is uninterrupted and full width The central doorway each side has a hayloft loading hatch directly above and there are a series of narrow slit windows either side, some later enlarged to windows. Occasional vent to hayloft and some small apertures low down are probably drains. Roof is half-hipped to right and to left it butts adjoining Shilstone Cottages. '' Interior: has plain carpentry detail including a 7-bay roof of large A-frame trusses each employing 2 sets of pegged lap-jointed collars. This is an unusual cow house for its time. It also forms part of a group with Shilstone Farmhouse (q.v) and its farmbuildings in an unusually attractive location.

Listing NGR: SX7023690743

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
94859
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 11 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12369/32
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