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HER Number:MDV105103
Name:Pigsties, Lower Rodway Farm


A 19th century pigsty.


Grid Reference:ST 239 034
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

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • PIGSTY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH175.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pigsties. A lean-to pigsty built onto the west end of the barn range. In front, there is a run (4.10 metres wide) surrounded by a low stone masonry wall, which has been demolished on the south side. Chert, brick dressed walls. Asbestos sheet roof. Half is covered in asbestos and the other half in corrugated plastic. Monopitch. Replacement 20th century roof. Door/s; drain hole/s; timber window/s. The doorway in the front is left of centre and has a replacement plank door and a solid, pegged frame. The timber-framed window to the front is a 20th century insertion. In the south end wall there is a 20th century door and frame in an original opening. The 3-light glazed casement alongside is a 20th century insertion. There is a drain hole, low down in the front wall, to the right of centre. Currently used as domestic utility/storage. It is used as a potting shed.

Thorp, J., 2003, Lower Rodway Farm, BH175.5 (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. BH175.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64565 ]
SDV352487Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Lower Rodway Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH175.5.
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)
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 4:52PM