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HER Number:MDV104541
Name:Cow Shed, Upham Farm

Summary

A 19th century open-fronted cattle shed.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 290 996
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings, including a C17th Threshing barn at Uphay Farm and earthwork ditches of a former field system, to the east.

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COW HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1830 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH049.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cow Shed. Cattle shed. Open -fronted cattle shed, with timber stalls and troughs, and an enclosed bay at the east end, forming north side of yard, with the stable. Rubble stone walls. Rubblestone back wall, timber posts to open front. Roman tile roof. Double Roman tile. Tie Beam Truss. 7 bays. Tie beam trusses with X-apexes. The tie beam is supported on a timber post but extends to support the wall plate. Nailed, lap jointed collars. 1 set large, back purlins. Open front. Open front supported by timber posts, now infilled with corrugated iron. Timber stalls; Timber trough/s. Timber partitions, about a bay wide, but not coinciding with roof bays. Stalls. Stalls have timber trough and iron fittings. Currently disused.


Thorpe, J., 2003, Uphay Farm, BH049.007 (Ground Photograph). SDV351593.


Thorp, J., 2003, Uphay Farm, BH049015, BH049021-BH049022 (Un-published). SDV351594.


Rook, P., 2013, Built on Earth, 35 (Report - non-specific). SDV350997.


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


Rook, P., 2013, Uphay Farm, BB0098, BB0102 (Ground Photograph). SDV351599.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH049.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64019 ]
SDV350997Report - non-specific: Rook, P.. 2013. Built on Earth. Rook Photo. A3 Grip Bound + Digital. 35.
SDV351593Ground Photograph: Thorpe, J.. 2003. Uphay Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH049.007.
SDV351594Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Uphay Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH049015, BH049021-BH049022.
SDV351599Ground Photograph: Rook, P.. 2013. Uphay Farm. Built on Earth. Digital. BB0098, BB0102.

Associated Monuments

MDV11209Part of: Uphay Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV104537Related to: Cider House, Uphay Farm (Building)
MDV104542Related to: East Cattle Sheds, Upham Farm, Axminster (Building)
MDV104545Related to: Open-Fronted Cattle Shed, Uphay Farm (Building)
MDV104544Related to: Pigsties, Uphay Farm, Axminster (Building)
MDV104540Related to: Stable, Upham Farm (Building)
MDV74244Related to: Threshing barn, Uphay Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV29689Related to: Uphay Farmhouse, Axminster (Building)
MDV104546Related to: Wagon Lodge, Uphay Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 11 2019 11:31AM