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HER Number:MDV103225
Name:Calf Shed at Middle Mackham, Hemyock


Calf shed with haylaft/tallet, built between 1750 and 1840.


Grid Reference:ST 150 098
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHemyock
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEMYOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CALF HOUSE (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Thorp, J., 2000, Middle Mackham Farm, BH006010 (Ground Photograph). SDV350647.

Thorp, J., 2000, Middle Mackham, BH006021-BH006025 (Un-published). SDV350983.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH006.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Calf shed with haylaft/tallet, built between 1750 and 1840. A narrow , originally lofted building built on to the end of the cider house on a north-south axis and terraced into the hillslope facing west. Currently disused, in fair condition. Cob and rubble stone walls under monopitch roof with corrugated iron covering. Four bays with thin cross beams. Length 8.27 metres, width 3.94 metres, height to eaves 3.3 metres.
It has a 2 -window (20th century) front, the right (south) window was the former doorway, (access is now through cider house). Window at south end is possibly original. It has two lights with a timber casement, a plain pegged frame and internal shutters. It was much altered in the 20th century when roof and rear built in timber with corrugated iron cladding and glazed windows. Originally, it was lofted.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62709 ]
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH006.5.
SDV350647Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2000. Middle Mackham Farm. Photograph (Digital). BH006010.
SDV350983Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2000. Middle Mackham. Digital. BH006021-BH006025.

Associated Monuments

MDV63463Part of: Middle Mackham Farm, Hemyock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2016 9:41AM