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HER Number:MDV104457
Name:Stable, Culverhayes Farm


A 19th century stable.


Grid Reference:ST 125 041
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAwliscombe
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAWLISCOMBE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional Farm Buildings marked on Nineteenth century mapping at Culverhayes Farm

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • HAYLOFT (XIX - 1820 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • STABLE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • GARAGE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH046.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable. Hayloft/tallet; stable. The stable is the central section of the east range. Chert, brick dressings; Limestone walls. Fine lime ribbon pointing to front and rear of stable. Slate roof. A-frame. 3 bay roof of A -frame trusses sitting on timber pads in top of walls. Principals mortised and tenoned at apex, with plate yokes and ridge board. Nailed, lap jointed collars. 3 sets of purlins in shallow trenches and resting on cleats. Door/s; Loading hatch. To the front (west) is an inserted garage door and a 2-flap man door to the left, with a replacement timber frame. To the rear (east) is a loading hatch to the loft with a plank door. Cobble floor; Feeding rack; Fixed ladder; hayloft; tack pegs; timber stalls. A loose box to the left of the garage door has the remains of a timber stall forming part of its south side. There are 2 chamfered cross beams with run out stops supporting joists to the loft floor and a feeding gap to the rear. Below the feeding gap there was once a hay rack, but now only the holes for the timber uprights remain in a joist. There is a fixed ladder for access to the loft in the north west corner. There are 2 lots of tack pegs and the remains of a cobbled floor. Stalls. Remains of original post and curving rail of one stall. Currently an agricultural store; Garage - domestic. Though adapted to use as a garage in the 20th century, evidence of its previous use exists.

Thorp, J., 2002, Culverhayes Farm, BH046003 (Ground Photograph). SDV351545.

Thorp, J., 2002, Culverhayes Farm, BH046012, BH046021-BH046022 (Un-published). SDV351546.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH046.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63933 ]
SDV351545Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Culverhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH046003.
SDV351546Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Culverhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH046012, BH046021-BH046022.

Associated Monuments

MDV19374Part of: Culverhayes Farm, Wolverstone (Monument)
MDV104462Related to: Cattleshed, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104458Related to: Cider House, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104455Related to: Farmhouse, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104461Related to: North Linhay, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104459Related to: Open-Fronted Cowshed, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104460Related to: Shippon, Culverhayes Farm (Building)
MDV104456Related to: Threshing Barn, Culverhayes Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 27 2017 1:23PM