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HER Number:MDV104653
Name:Stable with Loft, Bull Farm


A 19th century stable with loft.


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

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • STABLE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH106.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable with loft. Originally a stable. Later used as a cider house. The lofted stable adjoins the cider house and the riding horse stable. It was later used as a cellar. The loft, which extends over the riding horse stable, stable and cider house, is unpartitioned. Rubble stone walls. Asbestos sheet roof. A-frame. 3- bays. See roof of riding horse stable BH106.1. Door/s; loading hatch; timber window/s. There is a blocked doorway to the south of the stable. The remaining doorway has a solid timber frame and a ledge and brace 2-flap door. There is a timber casement window to the right and a loading hatch, with a timber frame and plank door above the ground floor doorway. Cobble floor; feeding gap; fixed ladder; stone drain; tack pegs. Feeding gap to rear, a cobbled floor with a drain and tack pegs. The loft is reached from this section via a fixed ladder. The loft floor is supported on 5 crossbeams. A concrete block partition wall separates the stable from the cider house, but there is a doorway through. The riding horse stable is separate, but its loft is accessible from the stable. Currently an agricultural store. Stores a large number of cider barrels.

Thorp, J., 2003, Bull Farm, BH106004 (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. BH106.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64123 ]
SDV351710Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Bull Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH106004.
SDV351711Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Bull Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH106014, BH106021-BH106022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104646Part of: Bull Farm (Monument)
MDV104654Related to: Cider House with Apple Loft, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104647Related to: Farmhouse, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104656Related to: Linhay, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104652Related to: Riding Horse Stable with Granary, Bull Farm (Building)
MDV104655Related to: Threshing Barn, Bull Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2013 10:42AM