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HER Number:MDV104973
Name:Cider House and Cellar, Cuckford Farm


An 18th century cider house and cellar.


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)
  • CELLAR (XVIII - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (Between))
  • CIDER HOUSE (XVIII - 1750 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH167.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cider house and cellar. The cider house and the cellar are the ground floor of the bank barn to the south of the stable. The cellar is the central section and the cider house is at the south end. Chert; limestone; rubble stone, brick/concrete block repairs; sandstone walls. Corrugated iron roof. Door/s; timber window/s. The door (front) is plank and ledge, hung on strap hinges with circular finials in a solid, plain frame. A small window to the left of the door and one at loft level, have solid frames and timber shutters held on strap hinges with circular finials. Apple loft; cobble floor. Loft supported on 3 massive, closely set beams. Loft floor is a replacement, 300 millimetres above the original level. Cider press. There is a press with a cast iron screw. Currently used for domestic utility/storage.

Thorp, J., 2003, Cuckford Farm, BH167002 (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. BH167.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64428 ]
SDV352341Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Cuckford Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH167002.
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)
MDV27018Related to: Cuckford Farmhouse, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV104974Related to: Pigsties, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV27019Related to: Stables, Cuckford Farm (Building)
MDV104972Related to: Threshing Barn, Cuckford Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2013 11:03AM