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HER Number:MDV104545
Name:Open-Fronted Cattle Shed, Uphay Farm

Summary

A 19th-20th 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

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • COW HOUSE (XIX to World War I - 1890 AD to 1914 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH049.7 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Open -fronted cattle shed. 4-bay, gable -ended, open -fronted cattle shed, terraced into the hillside to the rear. Resident can remember hand milking cattle here. Chert; Limestone; Rubble stone walls. Roman tile roof. Double Roman tiles. Tie Beam Truss. 4-bay roof. Tie beam trusses with nailed, lap jointed X-apexes. Lap jointed, nailed collars of slender scantling. One set of back purlins on cleats. Open front. Roof over open front originally supported on timber posts. These later replaced with stone piers. Cobble floor. Back of floor raised and cobbled, with kerb of blue lias, which drains off to south end. Currently used for domestic utility / storage; Garage - domestic.


Thorpe, J., 2003, Uphay Farm, BH049004 (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, BB0095, BB0100 (Ground Photograph). SDV351599.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH049.7.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64024 ]
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. BH049004.
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. BB0095, BB0100.

Associated Monuments

MDV11209Part of: Uphay Farm, Axminster (Monument)
MDV104537Related to: Cider House, Uphay Farm (Building)
MDV104541Related to: Cow Shed, Upham Farm (Building)
MDV104542Related to: East Cattle Sheds, Upham Farm, Axminster (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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 11 2019 11:31AM