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HER Number:MDV104590
Name:South Shippon, Pitney Farm


A 19th century shippon.


Grid Reference:ST 105 038
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STABLE (Unknown date)
  • COW HOUSE (XIX - 1820 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH052.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

South shippon. Originally a shippon. Later cattle shed; stable. Originally a lofted shippon, but in 20th century, ground floor divided into three separate units. The central and east sections have been used as stables, and the west section as a cattle shed. Chert, brick dressed walls. Roman tile roof. King post. 3 bays. Lap-jointed, bolted kingposts, with lap -jointed collars and ridge board. Single set of back purlins. Loading hatch; Timber window/s. Loading hatch to rear and two windows to either side. Three doorways to front, the west one inside end bay of east range. The doorway to the west has been reduced from its original size with concrete blocks. Feeding rack; Fixed ladder; timber trough/s. Ground floor is divided into three sections by 2 concrete block crosswalls and to west, half height stone rubble crosswall with timber partition above. Loft above continuous. In eastern unit, a fixed ladder to loft. Central bay is a stable and has 2 chamfered crossbeams with run out stops, a timber trough, feeding rack, and reused tack pegs. Third bay is inaccessible, but presumably a stable. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052006 (Ground Photograph). SDV351655.

Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052012, BH052021-BH052022 (Un-published). SDV351656.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH052.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV351655Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052006.
SDV351656Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052012, BH052021-BH052022.

Associated Monuments

MDV79759Part of: Pitney Farm, Broadhembury (Monument)
MDV104594Related to: Cart Shed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104609Related to: Cart Shed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104591Related to: Cow Sheds, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104593Related to: East Shippon, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104588Related to: Linhay and Lofted Cattleshed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104608Related to: Pigsties, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV77332Related to: Pitney Farmhouse, Broadhembury (Building)
MDV104595Related to: Stable, Pitney Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Jul 26 2013 11:40AM