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HER Number:MDV104972
Name:Threshing Barn, Cuckford Farm


An 18th century threshing barn.


Grid Reference:ST 259 027
Map Sheet:ST20SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH167.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. The threshing barn is the first floor of the bank barn range, to the south of the stable hayloft. The threshing floor is reached from ground level to the rear. The barn is above a cider house and cellar. Chert; limestone; rubble stone, brick/concrete block repairs; sandstone walls. The original openings have segmental arch heads of limestone. Sandstone quoins. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. A four and a half bay roof of A-frames. The apex joint is hidden. There is a single set of butt purlins. Door/s; evidence for engine/machinery; opposing doors to threshing floor. To the rear, there is a large, central double doorway, which is directly opposite a smaller, front hatch. The doors are plank and ledge and held on strap hinges in a solid timber frame. To the left (south) of the door to the rear, there is a man-door in the same style. There is a drive shaft and associated machinery to the south of the man door, to the rear of the barn. Apple crusher; drive shaft/belt drives. A drive belt is still attached to the apple crusher and hopper in the south east corner of the barn. Currently used for domestic utility/storage.

Thorp, J., 2003, Cuckford Farm, BH167003 (Ground Photograph). SDV352341.

Thorp, J., 2003, Cuckford Farm, BH167010, BH167021-BH167022 (Un-published). SDV352342.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH167.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64427 ]
SDV352341Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Cuckford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH167003.
SDV352342Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Cuckford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH167010, BH167021-BH167022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104971Part of: Cuckford Farm (Monument)
MDV104975Related to: Cart Shed, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV104973Related to: Cider House and Cellar, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV27018Related to: Cuckford Farmhouse, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV104974Related to: Pigsties, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV27019Related to: Stables, Cuckford Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2013 11:03AM