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HER Number:MDV104593
Name:East Shippon, Pitney Farm


A 19th century shippon and hayloft.


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))
  • HAYLOFT (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, BH052.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

East shippon. Originally a hayloft/tallet; Shippon. Later a shippon. South section of east range is wider than adjoining cow sheds to north, but under a continuous roof. The larger 4-bay section was originally lofted, but the 1-bay section to the south was unlofted. Cob; rubble stone, brick dressed walls. Roman tile roof. A-frame. 5 bays, divided into 4-bay and I-bay sections. A frames with mortise and tenon apexes, plate yokes and ridge board. Bolted lap jointed collars and 2 set of back purlins to front (west) and I set to rear, on cleats. The trusses stand on brick pillars to the rear. Door/s; timber window/s. 3 2-flap ledge and brace doors on strap hinges to front. Two small timber framed windows, now unglazed. Concrete stalls. Timber partition between 4- bay and 1-bay sections is not full width. Gap to rear for feeding passage, with man door to outside through south end wall. Concrete stalls and drain. Stubs of original loft beams in walls. Stalls. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052005 (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. BH052.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64069 ]
SDV351655Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052005.
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)
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