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HER Number:MDV104901
Name:Stable, Osmore Farm


An 18th century lofted stable.


Grid Reference:ST 263 046
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HAYLOFT (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1800 AD (Between))
  • STABLE (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH151.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable. Hayloft/tallet; stable. The lower west end of the threshing barn. The entrance to the stable is on a lower terrace than the main barn. The loft is reached by an external staircase. Rubble stone, brick dressed walls. Right hand jamb of the loft door. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 2-bays. Lap-jointed, pegged X-apex on a rudimentary jointed cruck post. One set of back purlins on cleats. Diagonal ridge. Door/s; drain hole/s; external stairs. Stone external stairs to the hayloft door. The door is ledged, and hung on strap hinges with teardrop finials in a solid, pegged, frame. The stable door at ground level is wide, for working horses. Only the bottom flap of a 2-flap door remains. It is hung on a strap hinge with a teardrop finial. The doorframe is a replacement. The drain is at ground level to the rear of the stable. Two unglazed window openings; one in the west end wall and the other to the rear. Feeding gap; hayloft; internal loading hatch; keeping place; tack pegs. There is a feeding gap to the rear and tack pegs. The stall partitions have disappeared. A keeping place has three timber lined sides. The hayloft is supported on two axial beams. The joists are let into the tops of the beams. There is an internal loading hatch into the loft from the barn. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151009 (Ground Photograph). SDV352191.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151022-BH151024 (Un-published). SDV352192.

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

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Barn. Circa 18th century stone rubble barn. Corrugated iron roof with gabled and hipped ends. Cart entrance at upper end, external stone stairs to loft door at lower end. Included for group value.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH151.2.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64357 ]
SDV352191Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Osmore Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH151009.
SDV352192Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Osmore Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH151022-BH151024.

Associated Monuments

MDV104859Part of: Osmore Farm (Monument)
MDV27194Related to: Barn, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104905Related to: Cart Shed, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104909Related to: Cart Shed, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104914Related to: Cattle Shed, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV27193Related to: Cider House, Cellar, Stable and Wash House, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV20559Related to: Farmhouse, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV27195Related to: Garden Boundary Wall, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104907Related to: Granary, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104916Related to: Lean-To Cattleshed, Osmore House (Building)
MDV104913Related to: Pig Sty, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104915Related to: Shippon, Osmore Farm, Membury (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2013 2:15PM