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HER Number:MDV104915
Name:Shippon, Osmore Farm, Membury


An 18th century shippon.


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

  • COW HOUSE (XVIII - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (Between))
  • MILKING PARLOUR (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH151.9 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Shippon. Later used as a milking parlour; shippon. A lofted shippon built up against the north end of the double-sided cattleshed. It is now gable-ended but was possibly half-hipped originally. It was converted to a milking parlour in the 20th century. Chert walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame 3-bays. 20th century A-frames which have been bolted together. Door/s; loading hatch; ventilator. North end doorway with a solid frame and a plank and ledge door. A tall window above was the loft loading doorway. The north gable end apex is now corrugated iron and includes a small hatch. There is a ground floor ventilator opening. Hayloft. There is one stub of a loft beam remaining. The walls are plastered, except the north wall. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151018 (Ground Photograph). SDV352191.

Thorp, J., 2003, Osmore Farm, BH151022-BH151024 (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. BH151.9.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64370 ]
SDV352191Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Osmore Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH151018.
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)
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)
MDV104901Related to: Stable, Osmore Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2017 9:32AM