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HER Number:MDV104578
Name:Feed Store and Calf House, Yeatlands Farm


A 19th century feed store and calf house.


Grid Reference:ST 273 002
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

  • CALF HOUSE (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • COW HOUSE (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • STOREHOUSE (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD)
  • DAIRY (XX - 1950 AD to 1959 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH050.6 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Feed Store and calves’ house. Originally a calf shed; storage. Later a calf shed; dairy; storage. One bay hay or root store and 2-bay, gable -ended calves shed, attached to L-shaped range of open-fronted cattlesheds, to south west of stockyard. Hay store was converted to dairy in 1950's. It is likely to be a rebuild of an earlier building on the same site. Limestone; rubble stone, brick dressings. Limestone quoins. 20th century tile roof. 'Delta' tiles. Tie beam truss. One bay store and 2 bay calves shed. Ridgeboard and one set of purlins between the walls. Door/s; timber window/s. Double timber doors to wide opening to store. Plank door held on strap hinges with arrowhead finials to calves' shed. Rear window to store, with 20th century replacement window and original 2-light timber window to rear of calves' shed. Milking machinery. Store fitted out as dairy in 1950's. Currently an agricultural store; cow house. Calves shed still houses calves.

Thorp, J., 2003, Yeatlands Farm, BH050006 (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. BH050.6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64055 ]
SDV351643Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Yeatlands Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH050006.
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)
MDV104576Related to: Horse Engine House, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104572Related to: Riding Horse Stable, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV104573Related to: Stable, Yeatlands Farm (Building)
MDV81694Related to: Yeatlands Farmhouse, Yeatlands Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2015 2:00PM