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HER Number:MDV104646
Name:Bull Farm

Summary

A 19th century farmstead with a single range comprising sections for all the main functions of the farm.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 206 033
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCotleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOTLEIGH
Ecclesiastical ParishMONKTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH106 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

A 19th century farmstead with a single range comprising sections for all the main functions of the farm. Cider-making was a commercial concern and the cider house, stable and part of the threshing barn are still used to store a huge number of cider barrels. Single range. A long, gable-ended single range, opening onto a farm track leading to the fields, and comprising a riding horse stable, stable, cider house and threshing barn, with a linhay running its entire length to the rear. The linhay opens onto a narrow yard. The main range originally faced several acres of orchard. Historic cobble yard surface.


Thorp, J., 2003, Bull Farm, BH106001-BH106013 (Ground Photograph). SDV351710.


Thorp, J., 2003, Bull Farm, BH106014, BH106021-BH106022 (Un-published). SDV351711.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH106.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64117 ]
SDV351710Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Bull Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH106001-BH106013.
SDV351711Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Bull Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH106014, BH106021-BH106022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104654Parent of: Cider House with Apple Loft, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104647Parent of: Farmhouse, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104656Parent of: Linhay, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104652Parent of: Riding Horse Stable with Granary, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104653Parent of: Stable with Loft, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104655Parent of: Threshing Barn, Bull Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2013 10:41AM