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HER Number:MDV104764
Name:Cider House, Blackenfields Farm


A 19th century cider house.


Grid Reference:ST 168 053
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

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • CIDER HOUSE (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • FRUIT STORE (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • GRANARY (XIX - 1860 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH139.4 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cider House. Apple loft; cider house; granary. The cider house is attached to the north end of the farmhouse and terraced into the hillslope to the rear. The apple loft above was also used as a granary. Chert, brick dressed walls. Slate roof. King post. 2 bays, kingpost truss with ridge board and one set of back purlins on cleats. Door/s; loading hatch; timber window/s. The cider house is a two storey building which is gable-ended to the north and attached to the farmhouse at its south end. There is a man door in the gable end, with a ledge and brace door to the apple loft. Original window opening in rear wall of loft now has 20th century 3 light, fixed pane window. To the front, there is a large wide doorway, with an inserted 20th century door and window. Inserted ground floor window to rear. Apple loft. Access to apple loft through outside door in gable end and through house. Internal door and frame have been moved from original position. Currently used for domestic utility / storage.

Thorp, J., 2002, Blackenfields Farm, BH139009 (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. BH139.4.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64231 ]
SDV351975Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Blackenfields Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH139009.
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)
MDV104760Related to: Farmhouse, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104768Related to: Piggeries, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104767Related to: Shippon, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104761Related to: Stable, Blackenfields Farm (Building)
MDV104762Related to: Threshing Barn, Blackenfields Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 20 2013 2:18PM