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HER Number:MDV104991
Name:Open-Fronted Cattleshed, Harrison Farm, Stockland


A 19th century, open-fronted cattleshed.


Grid Reference:ST 239 010
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POULTRY HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • COW HOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH168.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Open-fronted cattleshed. An open-fronted cattleshed, built after 1840, along the east side of the yard. It is built up against the linhay at the north end, and the house at the south end. The southern bay is a washhouse. The copper remains. Rubble stone, brick/concrete block repairs to walls. The rear wall is rubblestone. The front has been infilled with corrugated iron. Asbestos sheets; Pantile roof. The central section has corrugated iron and the north and south bays have pantiles. Tie beam truss. 4-bays. Two of the original tie beam trusses remain. They are supported on posts, to the front. The apex joints are mortise and tenoned, with X-apexes. The secondary collars are bolted together. Ridgeboard. The three southern bays have replacement nailed, lap-jointed A-frames and a double ridge. Open front. The open front is now infilled with corrugated iron and includes 3 doors and 3 small windows. Currently use- other. One section is used as a poultry house.

Thorp, J., 2003, Harrison Farm, BH168011 (Ground Photograph). SDV352345.

Thorp, J., 2003, Harrison Farm, BH168021-BH168022 (Un-published). SDV352347.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH168.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64448 ]
SDV352345Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Harrison Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH168011.
SDV352347Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Harrison Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH168021-BH168022.

Associated Monuments

MDV80918Part of: Harrison Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV104977Related to: Barn, Harrison Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV104996Related to: Cart Shed, Harrison Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV104979Related to: Cider House, Harrison Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV27178Related to: Harrison Farmhouse, Stockland (Building)
MDV104988Related to: Linhay, Harrison Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV104985Related to: Stable, Harrison Farm, Stockland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2015 12:27PM