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HER Number:MDV104759
Name:Open-Fronted Cattleshed, Marsh Farm


An 18th-19th century open-fronted cattleshed.


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

  • COW HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH138.6 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Open-fronted cattleshed. Cattle shed. Originally, this was an open-fronted cattleshed, which has been partly demolished. It once continued to the west. It is an earlier building than the main range and the cart shed. Brick; Rubble stone walls. One of the timber posts has been replaced by a brick pier. Rear wall and east gable end is chert rubblestone. Pantile roof. A-frame roof structure. 4-bays. A-frames with lap-jointed X-apexes held with single pegs. Lap- jointed collars with single pegs. SIngle set of back purlins, which rest on the extended ends of the collars. Diagonal ridge. The tie beams rest on the timber posts, with the wallplate. Open front. The open-front has timber posts, which now rest on replacement concrete pads. The truncated end has weatherboards to the gable end. Currently a cow house.

Thorp, J., 2003, Marsh Farm, BH138009 (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. BH138.6.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64226 ]
SDV351934Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Marsh Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH138009.
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)
MDV104742Related to: Root Store, 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 9:44AM