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HER Number:MDV104779
Name:Pigsty, Ford Farm


A mid-19th century stone rubble pigsty.


Grid Reference:ST 272 053
Map Sheet:ST20NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIGSTY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1889 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH144.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pigsty. A mid-19th century stone rubble pigsty, built onto the gable end of the west cattleshed. Painted; Rendered; Rubble stone. The south gable end is partially rendered and painted, below corrugated iron cladding. Corrugated iron. Tie Beam Truss. 2-bays. Gable-ended. A tie-beam truss with a mortise and tenon apex. One set of back purlins on cleats. Double diagonal ridge. Door/s; metal framed windows/s. The ledge and brace door in the east side is held on strap hinges in a solid frame. To the left of the door there is a ' pop through' or low opening, under an oak lintel. To the rear there is a galvanised metal window and a louvre in the gable end. There is a blocked window in the gable end. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2003, Ford Farm, BH144006 (Ground Photograph). SDV351991.

Thorp, J., 2003, Ford Farm, BH144014, BH144021-BH144022 (Un-published). SDV351992.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH144.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64246 ]
SDV351991Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Ford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH144006.
SDV351992Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Ford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH144014, BH144021-BH144022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104775Part of: Ford Farm (Monument)
MDV77359Related to: Barn, Ford Farm, Membury (Building)
MDV104778Related to: Cart Shed, Ford Farm (Building)
MDV104780Related to: Cattleshed, Ford Farm (Building)
MDV22282Related to: Farmhouse, Ford Farm (Building)
MDV104776Related to: Granary, Ford Farm (Building)
MDV27138Related to: Stables, Ford Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2013 2:33PM