Hayes Barton

Record Number: 5538
Hayes Barton is the birth place of **Sir Walter Raleigh**. Sir Walter Raleigh was born around 1552 and was a British explorer, poet and historian. He is most famous for being a favourite of **Queen Elizabeth I**. It is said that he layed his cloak over a muddy puddle in order to prevent the Queen dirtying her shoes. Although not on Dartmoor, it is a typical example of a **Devon farmhouse**. It is thought to have been built around 1450 and is made of **cob**. The house was later altered in the reign of Elizabeth I. A porch and two wings were added, making the plan of the house appear as a letter //E//. Many buildings of the 16th century were adapted to form this shape as a compliment to Queen Elizabeth I.

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House
thatch
thatched
building
sir walter raleigh
garden
birth
birth place
woodbury common
devon

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Rowlands Druid
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Budleigh Salterton

Devon HER Results

ID Name Type
MDV112311 Enclosure Ditch Northwest of Hayes Barton ENCLOSURE
MDV10580 Threshing Barn, Hayes Barton THRESHING BARN
MDV106143 Former Field Boundary to the south of Hayes Barton FIELD BOUNDARY
MDV10579 Hayes Barton FARMHOUSE
MDV107202 Hayes Barton Farm FARMSTEAD
MDV29630 Barrows North West of Hayes Barton BARROW
MDV87154 HAYES BARTON
MDV106141 Former Field Boundaries to the southeast of Hayes Barton FIELD BOUNDARY