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HER Number:MDV104729
Name:Pound House and Threshing Barn, Dulcis Farm


A cider house and threshing barn built in 1815.


Grid Reference:SY 267 995
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKilmington
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKILMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (XIX - 1815 AD to 1815 AD (Throughout))
  • THRESHING BARN (XIX - 1815 AD to 1815 AD (Throughout))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH135.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pound House and threshing barn. Originally a cider house; threshing barn. This range was built at the beginning of the 19th century at the north end of the yard, under a half-hipped roof. The uphill, west end is a partially lofted pound house and the lower, east end is a threshing barn. Brick; chert; limestone walls. Brick ventilators and limestone quoins. Slate roof. Tie beam truss. 5 -bays. Mid-19th century tie beam trusses with unhalved lap-jointed collars nailed to principals. Queen struts, which are held to ties by iron straps. X-apex, with notched mortise and tenon joint. 2 sets of back purlins. It was not possible to check whether this roof survived the 2001 conversion. Door/s; opposing doors to threshing floor. The original window and door openings have been retained and augmented by further openings dating from the 2001 conversion. No original doors or windows remain. Converted in 2001 for residential use.

Thorp, J., 2003, Dulcis Farm, BH135005 (Ground Photograph). SDV351893.

Thorp, J., 2003, Dulcis Farm, BH135018, BH135021-BH135023 (Un-published). SDV351894.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH135.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64196 ]
SDV351893Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Dulcis Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH135005.
SDV351894Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Dulcis Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH135018, BH135021-BH135023.

Associated Monuments

MDV11223Part of: Dulcis Farm, Kilmington (Building)
MDV104732Related to: Double-Fronted Cattleshed, Dulcis Farm (Building)
MDV81848Related to: Farmhouse, Dulcis Farm (Building)
MDV104713Related to: The Old Farmhouse, Dulcis Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 15 2013 10:54AM