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HER Number:MDV104438
Name:Pigsty, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt


A 19th century pigsty.


Grid Reference:ST 152 045
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • PIGSTY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 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, BH043.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pigsty. Low, gable- ended building which butts up to the stable, and faces south onto the yard. Rendered; Rubble stone walls. West end has been rebuilt in concrete block and is rendered in cement. Corrugated iron roof. Tie Beam Truss. 3-bay roof of tie beam trusses with mortise and tenoned X-apexes held with a single pegs. No collars (no need). Common rafters are thin, sliced branches sitting on wallplate. Still has original thatching battens. Door/s. Two 20th century plank and ledge doors in plain frames to front held on strap hinges with teardrop and arrowhead finials. Currently used for domestic utility/storage- wood store.

Thorp, J., 2002, Shapcombe Farm, BH043005 (Ground Photograph). SDV351524.

Thorp, J., 2002, Shapcombe Farm, BH043007, BH043021-BH043022 (Un-published). SDV351525.

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. BH043.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63913 ]
SDV351524Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Shapcombe Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH043005.
SDV351525Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Shapcombe Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH043007, BH043021-BH043022.

Associated Monuments

MDV17554Part of: Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Monument)
MDV104440Related to: Bank Barn, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104436Related to: Cider House, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV82677Related to: Shapcombe Farmhouse,Luppitt (Building)
MDV104441Related to: Stable, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 16 2015 3:12PM