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hotchoc Report 15 Dec 2020 10:25

That’s a great idea - thank you so much x


ArgyllGran Report 14 Dec 2020 12:30

Try the local history society:

Even though the granary conversion will have been relatively recent and not exactly "history", they may have local knowledge about when that was.

Or somebody at the local pub will know!


hotchoc Report 14 Dec 2020 11:31

You are a superstar!!
Thank you for all your trouble in doing this for me!


ArgyllGran Report 14 Dec 2020 00:07

Ah well - not "The Granary" after all.

Ignore all my posts above re Park Farm! (EDIT: Which I've now deleted as irrelevant.]

If the particulars have been worded correctly (apart from the fact that it says "formally" instead of "formerly"), it's only the livingroom which used to be a granary.

However, the same applies as for The Granary - it won't appear on censuses because it wasn't a house and nobody was living there.

In 1939 Ralph Hurford and family were at Eastern Town Farm.
1911 - Elizabeth Hurford, 62, and family.
1901 - Elizabeth Hurford, 52, and family.
1891 - Elizabeth Hurford, 41, and family.
1881 - Thomas Brook, 51, and family.
1871 - Thomas Brook, 32, and family
1861 - John Sleeman, 38, and family
1851 - John Sleeman, 28, and family.
1841 - Thomas Webber, 30, and household.

The house for sale is only visible on Google Maps in the aerial view. It's further along the track to the east of the village than the Google camera went.
Only part of the building is the house in question - the particulars say "This property is attached".


hotchoc Report 13 Dec 2020 21:21

Thank you everyone!!
The property is called Eastern town Barn
Meeth, oakhampton


ArgyllGran Report 12 Dec 2020 15:43

[ Deleted info re "The Granary" , which is the wrong house.]


KathleenBell Report 12 Dec 2020 15:31

Deleted my post as it was the wrong property.

Kath. x


ArgyllGran Report 12 Dec 2020 15:30

[ Deleted irrelevant info re a house called "The Granary". Wrong house - see later posts. ]


ErikaH Report 12 Dec 2020 12:44

When was the conversion carried out?

Is the house inhabited?


hotchoc Report 12 Dec 2020 00:31

That’s great thank you!


KathleenBell Report 12 Dec 2020 00:27

Deleted my post as it was the wrong property.

Kath. x


Valerie Report 11 Dec 2020 23:43

Hi - you could ask 'Google' - (re Meeth) I just noticed a few possible/helpful leads.

Maybe the local Council can help may even have an 'Ask a Librarian' service.
Worth a try.



hotchoc Report 11 Dec 2020 22:45

Hi everyone - does anyone have any history of a small village in east devon called MEETH?
My daughter is looking into a property which has been converted to a house from an old granary, but I can’t find any info on this old granary which I think was 1800s