HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.

HER Number:MDV104591
Name:Cow Sheds, Pitney Farm


A 19th century cow shed.


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

  • 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, BH052.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cow sheds. Shippon. Northern 2 sections of long, low east range. Originally cow sheds. Cob; rubble stone, brick dressed walls. Some cob in rear wall. Roman tile roof. A-frame. 4 bays, divided by timber partition into 3-bay and 1-bay sections. A-frame trusses with mortise and tenons at apex. plate yokes and ridge board. Bolted lap jointed collars and 2 sets of back purlins to the front (west) and I set to the rear, on cleats. The trusses stand on brick pillars to rear. Door/s; timber window/s. 1 ledge and brace 2-flap door to the front on strap hinges and a wide doorway to north bay, with 2 ledge and brace doors in a plain pegged frame. To the rear there is a small gap between the top of the wall and the eaves, which is filled with timber boards. Two small timber framed windows to front, which were once glazed. Feeding rack. Timber feeding rack in 3-bay section. Timber partition between 1-bay and 3-bay sections. Door through timber partition to south, to adjoining cattle sheds. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052004 (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. BH052.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64067 ]
SDV351655Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052004.
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)
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)
MDV104590Related to: South Shippon, Pitney Farm (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