BARN AT SS 523 152

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147347

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

Date of most recent amendment: 07-May-1991

Statutory Address: BARN AT SS 523 152

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BARN AT SS 523 152

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge (District Authority)

Parish: Merton

National Grid Reference: SS 52316 15236

Summary

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History

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Details

In the entry for:-

MERTON

SS 51 NW 7/136 Barn known as "The Barracks" at SS 524 159

the address shall be amended to read:

MERTON

Barn at SS 523 152

------------------------------------ MERTON SS 51 NW 7/136 Barn known as "The Barracks" at - SS 524 159

II

Barn. Dated 1734. Walls of roughly squared rubble lined internally with brick. Slate roof gabled at right end, hipped at left-hand end. Plan: Rectangular plan with threshing floor off-centre. There is evidence, however, that the building was originally L-shaped. Exterior: Single storey. Asymmetrical front with wide cart entrance to right of centre with projecting rubble buttress to either side and to right. Slit opening with dressed stone surround to left. Low doorway with brick arch to left of front. Two thirds of the way along the left of the front is a straight joint and the stonework beyond it changes - probably where it has been infilled when the wing projecting from it was demolished. What remains of this wing is a section of its outer wall, capped with slate, projecting from the left end of the barn. In the right-hand gable wall are 4 slits in 2 rows with a sandstone plaque inscribed 1734 at the centre. Rear elevation has a blocked cart entrance to left of centre with slit opening to its left and 2 to its right. Interior: C18 roof trusses with trenched purlins, lapped and pegged collars and tie beams.

Listing NGR: SS5231615236

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 91752

Legacy System: LBS

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