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HER Number:MDV104315
Name:Cattleshed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt


A 19th century cattleshed.


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

  • GARAGE (Unknown date)
  • COW HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 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 shelter shed (B.A.R. 3.2.4).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH041.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cattleshed. A 6-bay cattle shed, originally open-fronted, forming east range of yard. Only 3-bays are now open-fronted. and have been extended forwards 1.13m. Two bays at the south end have been infilled with concrete block and faced with stone under a gabled porch. To the north, there is a stone walled extension, which is likely to have been a hay store. Cob, rubble stone walls. Cob to top of walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 3-bays to open fronted section. Low pitch pine A-frames with lap jointed, nailed apexes. Unhalved, flat, nailed, lap-jointed collars. 2 set of back purlins and diagonal ridge propped on cleat. Door/s; Open front. 3-bay open front on plain timber posts. Front extended in 20th century. 20th century doorway in concrete block infill to south section, with a top tilting metal casement to the left. Currently a domestic garage.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mountstephen's Farm, BH041008 (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. BH041.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63784 ]
SDV351475Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mountstephen's Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH041008.
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)
MDV104322Related to: Cattleshed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV82636Related to: Mountstephen's Farmhouse, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104313Related to: Stable, Mountstephen's Farm, 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