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HER Number:MDV104464
Name:Cart Shed, Higher Westwater Farm


A 19th century cart shed.


Grid Reference:SY 275 999
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CART SHED (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))
  • STOREHOUSE (XIX to XXI - 1801 AD? to 2002 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH047.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cart Shed. Tall, gable-ended, cartshed which opens out away from yard, to the east. It has three bays. Chert; Limestone; Rubble stone walls. Limestone quoins. Chert and limestone rubble walls. Slate roof. Tie Beam Truss. 3 bay roof of tie beam trusses with nailed, lap -jointed apexes and raking struts with notched, dovetailed lap joints. One truss has a plate yoke. One set of back purlins on cleats each side. Ridgeboard. Door/s; Open front. Open front with roof supported on two, tall timber posts. Remnant of a top-hinged timber flap to left bay. Blocked doorway to rear. Collection. Houses part of antique tractor collection. Currently an agricultural store. Collection of antique tractors.

Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Westwater, BH047003 (Ground Photograph). SDV351558.

Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Westwater, BH047011, BH047021-BH047022 (Un-published). SDV351559.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH047.1.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63940 ]
SDV351558Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Westwater. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH047003.
SDV351559Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Westwater. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH047011, BH047021-BH047022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104463Part of: Higher Westwater Farm (Monument)
MDV104518Related to: Bank Barn, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)
MDV81515Related to: Higher Westwater Farmhouse, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)
MDV104522Related to: Open-Fronted Cattleshed, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)
MDV104523Related to: Pigsties, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)
MDV104465Related to: Shippon and Cider House, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)
MDV104521Related to: Stable, Higher Westwater Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 9 2021 3:10PM