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HER Number:MDV104313
Name:Stable, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt


A 19th century stable now converted to residential use.


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

  • STABLE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • HOUSE (XX to XXI - 1925 AD to 2013 AD)

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 stables (B.A.R. 3.1.4).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH041.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable. The gable-ended, stone rubble stable block is built up against the barn, but has a lower roof. The roof was replaced in 1907, and it was converted to residential use in the mid-20th century. Chert; Rubble stone, brick dressed walls. Slate roof. Tie Beam Truss. 4-bay roof of tie beam trusses with a king tie and raking queen struts. Plate yoke supports a ridge board. One set of back purlins supported on cleats. 1907 date plaque on tie. Door/s; Timber window/s. Originally, two doorways to front. To west, doorway with overlight has original plain, pegged frame behind 20th century replacement frame and door. Doorway to east is blocked and there is a 20th century timber window in blocking. Window between doorways, with 20th century replacement timber casement with central mullion. East gable end and rear are blind. Currently a residential conversion.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mountstephen's Farm (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. BH041.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63782 ]
SDV351475Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mountstephen's Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital.
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)
MDV104312Related to: Threshing barn, 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