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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1107822



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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brixton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100294

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012

SX 55 SW 3/13

BRIXTON WEMBURY ROAD The Great Barn, Coombe Farm

(Formerly listed as Barn, Shippen and Horse Engine House approximately 30 metres west of Combe Farmhouse)


Barn with shippen wing and attached house engine house. Circa C16 or C17 barn. Slate rubble. Low pitched corrugated asbestos roof. Ten bay barn with buttressed walls at back and front, with set-offs to the buttresses. Ventilation slits high up in walls and pigeon holes below. Ventilation slits also in north gable end and loft door in south end. Opposing segmental arched cart entrances at centre. Collar-braced roof of ten bays has been replaced with steel trusses clad in asbestos sheeting. Circa early C19 shippen adjoining south east at right angles, forming L-shaped plan. Slate rubble. Slurried slate roof with gable end. Shippen doorways with wooden lintels and loft door above. Circa late C18 horse engine house on south west side of barn, slate rubble, polygonal on plan with hipped slurried slate roof.

Listing NGR: SX5275551964

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National Grid Reference: SX 52755 51964


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