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HER Number:MDV105093
Name:Threshing Barn, Lower Rodway Farm


An early 19th century threshing barn.


Grid Reference:ST 239 035
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

  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH175.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. The central three bays of the gable-ended main range. The range is built into the ground at the east end, and slopes down to the west. It incorporates a stable, threshing barn and cattleshed. This section was purpose-built as a threshing barn. There is a small, timber dove house hanging on the outside wall. Chert walls. Slate roof. Tie beam truss. A three-bay roof of tie beam trusses with notched, mortise and tenon X-apexes. Each truss has pegged, raking queen struts. There are secondary, high, bolted collars and I set of trenched purlins. Diagonal ridge. Opposing doors to threshing floor. Only the front threshing doors remain the rear doors are missing. There is a single and a 2-flap ledge and brace doors, held on strap hinges with teardrop finials, in a solid, pegged frame. Lime ash floor; threshing floor. Some of the original threshing floor remains. To the left of the threshing floor, the floor level drops a step. The surface of the lower level is lime ash. The internal walls are whitewashed. Currently disused.

Thorp, J., 2003, Lower Rodway Farm, BH175005 (Ground Photograph). SDV352487.

Thorp, J., 2003, Lower Rodway Farm, BH175008, BH175021-BH175022 (Un-published). SDV352488.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH175.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64554 ]
SDV352487Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Lower Rodway Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH175005.
SDV352488Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Lower Rodway Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH175008, BH175021-BH175022.

Associated Monuments

MDV105087Part of: Lower Rodway Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV105092Related to: Cart Shed, Lower Rodway Farmhouse (Building)
MDV105097Related to: Cattleshed, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV27153Related to: Lower Rodway Farmhouse, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV105103Related to: Pigsties, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV105100Related to: Stable, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2013 4:35PM