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HER Number:MDV104312
Name:Threshing barn, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt


A threshing barn which is 18th century in origin.


Grid Reference:ST 165 069
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings, including Threshing Barn and Cider House/Dairy, within curtilege of Listed Farmhouse (Grade II) and earthworks of former Catch (water) meadow at Mountstephens Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1780 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, Plan and photo (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

19th century barn (B.A.R. 3.1.4).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH041.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing Barn. The threshing barn is a small, stone rubble building, positioned north of the farmhouse and probably 18th century in origin. It backs onto the road and butts up to the stable block. Originally it was half hipped at its west end, but the roof has been replaced and it is now gable ended. Chert; Rubble stone walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. -bay roof of A -frame trusses, with feet landing on spreader plates on wall tops. X -apexes, supporting a diagonally set ridge. The principals are fixed with a mortise and tenon joint and held with a single peg. The collars are missing but had been lap- jointed and pegged. 2 sets of back purlins. Loading hatch; Opposing doors to threshing floor. Infilled loading hatch on west elevation. Window on north elevation inserted during conversion of east end of barn and stable to residential use. Opposing threshing doors in north and south walls. Internally, rounded masonry jambs. Doors are 20th century replacements. Plain pegged frame remains to south, oak lintel with central peg hole for timber upright to north. Originally plastered internally. Some remains. Currently used as a domestic utility / storage; Residential conversion. The east end of the barn has been incorporated into a residence formed by the conversion of the adjoining stable.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mountstephen's Farm, BH041011 (Ground Photograph). SDV351475.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mountstephen's Farm, BH041012, BH041021-BH041022 (Un-published). SDV351476.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Plan and photo.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH041.1.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63781 ]
SDV351475Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mountstephen's Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH041011.
SDV351476Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mountstephen's Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH041012, BH041021-BH041022.

Associated Monuments

MDV80234Part of: Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Monument)
MDV104420Related to: Ash House, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104320Related to: Cart Shed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104419Related to: Cattle shed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104315Related to: Cattleshed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104322Related to: Cattleshed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104314Related to: Cider House, Dairy and Cheeseloft, Mountstephen's Farm (Building)
MDV82636Related to: Mountstephen's Farmhouse, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104313Related to: Stable, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:May 31 2018 2:57PM