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CIDER BARN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHIPTON FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: CIDER BARN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHIPTON FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1108286

Location

CIDER BARN IMMEDIATELY SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHIPTON FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dittisham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101166

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Details

DITTISHAM SX85SE Cider Barn immediately 11/254 SSW of Chipton Farmhouse

GV II

Cider barn and adjoining outbuilding of uncertain use. Probably C18. Stone rubble. Bitumenized slate half hipped roof, the left hand end with deep eaves at front. Plan: Long rectangular plan. the higher right hand (north) part is the cider barn, the right hand end of which is open to the roof and has a flight of internal stairs at the back from a doorway to the higher ground level outside. the lower left end of the cider barn h as a rear doorway to the apple loft over an apple crusher on the floor below. The lower left (south) end of the building is integral but of uncertain function; it has a loft. Exterior: and 2 storeys. Asymmetrical front. the right hand section of the east front is blind except for a row of pigeon holes under the eaves. The left hand end has deep eaves. Large doorway at centre with plank double doors, to left of which is a small window and at left end a plank door. The rear (west) elevation ha steps up to loft doorway at centre and left doorway at higher left hand end in small stone gable. Interior: The doorway at rear of the Cider barn gives access to the apple loft which occupies about a third of the barn. The apples were fed through the floor (probably originally through a hopper) to the apple crusher which has stone rollers in a wooden box casing which is cantilevered diagonally from the rear wall. The stone rollers are driven by a man-powered wooden wheel on iron cog-ring. The higher right (north) end of the cider barn is open to the roof land has an internal flight of stone steps from a doorway in the back wall from the higher ground level outside. This end probably originally contained the apple press. The lower south end has a loft but its function is not known. The building is now being used for making wine as there is now a vineyard at Chipton.

Listing NGR: SX8504652444

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National Grid Reference: SX 85046 52444

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