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HER Number:MDV104576
Name:Horse Engine House, Yeatlands Farm

Summary

A 19th century horse engine house.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 274 002
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HORSE ENGINE HOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • STOREHOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH050.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Horse engine house. Almost rectangular building, with slight step out to the north side, which housed the horse engine for the apple crusher in the cider barn. Rubble stone walls. Rear wall is west wall of cider house. Timber gable end to front. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 2 bays. A-frame truss, lap jointed at apex. Bolted collar, one set of purlins on cleats. Arcade. Timber posts on limestone blocks. Cobble floor. Cobble floor, with raised cobbled path outside the horse engine house. Horse engine. Central crossbeam and supporting crossbeam for crown wheel remains and an iron fixing for the vertical axle. Currently use as domestic utility / storage. Used to provide cover for washing line.


Thorp, J., 2003, Yeatlands Farm, BH050013 (Ground Photograph). SDV351643.


Thorp, J., 2003, Yeatlands Farm, BH050014, BH050021-BH050022 (Un-published). SDV351645.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH050.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64053 ]
SDV351643Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Yeatlands Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH050013.
SDV351645Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Yeatlands Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH050014, BH050021-BH050022.

Associated Monuments

MDV17235Part of: Yeatlands Farm (Monument)
MDV104582Related to: Cart Shed, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104581Related to: Cattlesheds, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104574Related to: Cider House, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104583Related to: Dairy, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104578Related to: Feed Store and Calf House, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104572Related to: Riding Horse Stable, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104573Related to: Stable, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104571Related to: Threshing Barn, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV81694Related to: Yeatlands Farmhouse, Yeatlands Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2013 12:51PM