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HER Number:MDV104907
Name:Granary, Osmore Farm


A 19th century granary.


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

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GRANARY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1888 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH151.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Granary. A mid-19th century purpose built granary. It is a small, square, timber -framed building with a hipped roof, built on staddle stones standing on the lower terrace, but reached from the upper terrace. Timber frame/corrugated iron cladding for walls. The timber framed walls were originally infilled with lath and plaster. This has now been replaced by corrugated iron fixed to the timber frame. The staddle stones have been infilled with concrete block. Corrugated iron. Uncollared principals. A 20th century replacement roof, which consists of a ridge timber between the two raking hip timbers at each end. One purlin each side provides lateral strength. Door/s; straddle stones. The granary is reached through a door from the upper terrace, which is now missing. The building stands on 5 staddle stones. Corn bin/s; granary. The granary has a timber floor supported on joists. It has a simple pole loft in the roofspace, with a lath and plaster ceiling below. The walls were plastered. There are the remains of corn bins. There is a section of a timber partition and some horizontal timbers to the walls. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151010 and BH151021 (Ground Photograph). SDV352191.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151022-BH151023 (Un-published). SDV352192.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH151.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64363 ]
SDV352191Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Osmore Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH151010 and BH151021.
SDV352192Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Osmore Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH151022-BH151023.

Associated Monuments

MDV104859Part of: Osmore Farm (Monument)
MDV27194Related to: Barn, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104909Related to: Cart Shed, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104905Related 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)
MDV104916Related to: Lean-To Cattleshed, Osmore House (Building)
MDV104913Related to: Pig Sty, Osmore Farm (Building)
MDV104915Related to: Shippon, Osmore Farm, Membury (Building)
MDV104901Related to: Stable, Osmore Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2013 2:15PM