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HER Number:MDV104521
Name:Stable, Higher Westwater Farm


A 19th century stable.


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

  • STABLE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH047.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable. The gable-ended, west end of bank barn range, which was originally a stable. It is now ruinous. Chert; limestone; rubble stone, brick dressed walls. Limestone rubble with some chert, and ashlar quoins. Slate roof. Tie Beam Truss. Roof has collapsed, but is likely to be the same as the bank barn BH047.3. Door/s; Loading hatch; Tallet. Originally two doorways to the front, the right one, which was lower and smaller, is now blocked and incorporates a metal window. West window, originally narrower, now has 20th century metal top tilting casement. Loft loading hatch above central door and small window opening to first floor, to east. To the rear there is a door sized opening and a window opening to the east. Hayloft. Joists rest on sturdy crossbeams. Trimmer for ladder in southwest corner. Currently disused. Ruinous, awaiting repair.

Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Westwater, BH047005 (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. BH047.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64000 ]
SDV351558Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Westwater. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH047005.
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)
MDV104464Related to: Cart Shed, 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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2013 10:28AM