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HER Number:MDV104523
Name:Pigsties, Higher Westwater Farm

Summary

A row of three 19th century pigsties.

Location

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

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

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH047.6 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pigsties. Three pigsties built onto rear of south cattleshed at the east end, under a lean-to roof, facing south. Brick; Chert; Rubble stone, brick / concrete block repairs to walls. Red brick faced in chert rubblestone with brick dressings. The west end has been rebuilt in concrete block. Corrugated iron roof. Monopitch. 3 bays. Lean-to roof on principals on pads. Staggered butt purlins. Door/s; Feeding Hatch. Three man doors to front, each opening onto a run. Man door in east end wall and blocked hatch in west end wall. Some evidence for feeding hatch between central and east doors. Currently disused.


Thorp, J., 2003, Higher Westwater, BH047006 (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. BH047.6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64002 ]
SDV351558Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Higher Westwater. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH047006.
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)
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 16 2013 10:26AM