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HER Number:MDV103765
Name:Shippon and carthouse at Deancombe Farm


Remains of the Shippon and carthouse at the deserted Deancombe Farm, probably built around 1858 when Sir Massey Lopes had the farmhouse built. The farmstead itself dates from the 14th century.


Grid Reference:SX 580 687
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/343

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CART SHED (XIX to XX - 1858 AD to 1922 AD (Between))
  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XIX to XX - 1858 AD to 1922 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880 - 1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Structure is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.

Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 31 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Deancombe (new) The shippen, on the north of the yard, is mostly fallen. The carthouse, contiguous east has a particularly good round arch entrance, with loft over. East wall standing to full height. Probably built in the 19th century on this level area to replace older buildings to the westward.
Deserted around 1922.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 31.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880 - 1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV12725Part of: Deserted farmstead at Deancombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2018 1:19PM