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HER Number:MDV105097
Name:Cattleshed, Lower Rodway Farm

Summary

An early 19th century cattleshed.

Location

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

  • COW HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH175.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Cattleshed. The upper two bays of the main range, which was built as an animal house, probably for cattle. Chert walls. Corrugated iron roof. This section of the main range has a corrugated iron roof covering. The lower bays are slate covered. Tie beam truss. A 2-bay roof of a tie beam truss with a notched, X-apex. The tie beam has been cut off and a secondary, bolted collar has been introduced. There are sockets for queen struts. Originally, there was a single set of trenched purlins. They have been replaced by two sets of back purlins on cleats and a double ridgeboard. Door/s; loading hatch; timber window/s. The main door is ledge and brace, held on strap hinges with teardrop finials. The frame is solid and pegged. In the rear wall, there is a window with a 20th century timber frame. In the east gable end, there is a loading hatch. Originally it was larger. The door and frame are replacements. There is a weathervane on the apex of the east gable end depicting Old Father Time and a metal hayrack on the front outside wall. Feeding gap; hayloft. There is a feeding gap to the rear. The loft is supported on three beams and joists resting on fillets on the tops of the beams. The floor is concrete. The internal masonry jambs of the door are rounded. Currently disused.


Thorp, J., 2003, Lower Rodway Farm, BH175004 (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. BH175.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64558 ]
SDV352487Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Lower Rodway Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH175004.
SDV352488Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Lower Rodway Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH175008, BH175021-BH175022.

Associated Monuments

MDV105092Related to: Cart Shed, Lower Rodway Farmhouse (Building)
MDV105087Related to: Lower Rodway Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV27153Related to: Lower Rodway Farmhouse, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV105103Related to: Pigsties, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV105100Related to: Stable, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)
MDV105093Related to: Threshing Barn, Lower Rodway Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 4 2013 4:37PM