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HER Number:MDV104742
Name:Root Store, Marsh Farm


A 19th century root store.


Grid Reference:SY 259 994
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

  • CALF HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • COW HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • ROOT ROOM (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH138.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Root store. Later used as a calf shed. The unlofted southern bay of the long range, which has a wide opening in the end wall, presumably for the loading and unloading of roots for cattle feed. It is separated from the stable by a brick partition wall. Chert, brick dressed walls. Slate roof. King post. Roof structure as in the threshing barn. Door/s. The door to the front has a solid frame and a plank door. There is a low, wide opening in the gable end wall (similar to ones at Bishopshayne and Osmore). Currently a cow house.

Thorp, J., 2003, Marsh Farm, BH138003 (Ground Photograph). SDV351934.

Thorp, J., 2003, Marsh Farm, BH138011, BH138021-BH138022 (Un-published). SDV351935.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH138.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64211 ]
SDV351934Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Marsh Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH138003.
SDV351935Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Marsh Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH138011, BH138021-BH138022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104738Part of: Marsh Farm (Monument)
MDV104758Related to: Cart Lodge, Marsh Farm (Building)
MDV104740Related to: Cider House and Cellar, Marsh Farm (Building)
MDV27302Related to: Marsh Farmhouse, Marsh Farm (Building)
MDV104759Related to: Open-Fronted Cattleshed, Marsh Farm (Building)
MDV104741Related to: Stable, Marsh Farm (Building)
MDV104739Related to: Threshing Barn, Marsh Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 20 2013 9:40AM