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HER Number:MDV104322
Name:Cattleshed, Mountstephen's Farm, Luppitt


A 19th-20th century cattle shed.


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)
  • COW HOUSE (XIX to World War II - 1820 AD to 1940 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.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH041.6 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cattle shed, west range south end (although the source incorrectly states the north end). A single storey cattle shed, gabled-ended to the south, which is the last section of the west range. There is a smaller building showing on the tithe map in this position. This building has been enlarge and extended in the late 19th century. Rendered; Rubble stone walls. Roman tile roof. Tie Beam truss. 3-bay roof of tie beam trusses, but ties have been cut away. Mortise and tenon joint at apex, fixed with 1 peg. Secondary, flat, nailed collars. One set of 20th century back purlins. Door/s; Timber window/s. Original window opening with 20th century casement, in south gable end and blocked doorway in east wall. Opening in north corner of east wall has plain solid frame and a 20th century part glazed 4-panel door. Currently domestic utility / storage. Converted to games room.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mountstephen's Farm, BH041005 (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. BH041.6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63791 ]
SDV351475Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mountstephen's Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH041005.
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)
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