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HER Number:MDV104762
Name:Threshing Barn, Blackenfields Farm


A 19th century threshing barn.


Grid Reference:ST 168 052
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WORKSHOP (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH139.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. The threshing barn is the central section of the south range. There was once an engine house to the rear of the barn (south). Chert, brick dressed walls. Slate roof. King post. 3 -bay, 2 kingpost trusses. Kingpost on collar, notch for ridge board. One set of back purlins on cleats. Evidence for engine/machinery; loading hatch; opposing doors to threshing floor. Opposing threshing doors have 2, 2-flap doors held on strap hinges to north and only the two upper flaps remaining to the south. Crosswall between cart shed and threshing barn is wall top height and open above. Neat hole (head height) in rear (south) wall, probably for drive shaft powered by horse. Internal loading hatch. Internal loading hatch through to stable loft, with ledge and brace door. Currently a workshop- non-agricultural.

Thorp, J., 2002, Blackenfields Farm, BH139003 (Ground Photograph). SDV351975.

Thorp, J., 2002, Blackenfields Farm, BH139021-BH139022 (Un-published). SDV351976.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH139.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64229 ]
SDV351975Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Blackenfields Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH139003.
SDV351976Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Blackenfields Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH139021-BH139022.

Associated Monuments

MDV46095Part of: Blackenfields Farm (Monument)
MDV104766Related to: Calve's House, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104763Related to: Cart Shed, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104765Related to: Cattleshed, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104764Related to: Cider House, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104760Related to: Farmhouse, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104768Related to: Piggeries, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104767Related to: Shippon, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104761Related to: Stable, Blackenfields Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 20 2013 2:20PM