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HER Number:MDV105206
Name:Stable, Pitfield Farm, Stockland


An 18th century stable.


Grid Reference:ST 217 028
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • STABLE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH177.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Stable. Hayloft/tallet; stable. Later a cattle shed; milking parlour. A range incorporating a threshing barn and a stable, which was later used as a milking parlour. Chert; rubble stone walls. Thatch roof. King post. 2-bay roof of one rustic kingpost truss standing on a bolted, lap-jointed collar. Two sets of purlins. The top set are back purlins on cleats and the bottom set are trenched. Ridgeboard. Door/s; drain hole/s; loading hatch; timber window/s. The front door has a replacement 20th century door and frame. A window opening to the right of the door has a replacement 20th century window. To the rear there is a 20th century replacement window. There is a drain to the outside. In the east gable end there is a loading hatch with a replacement frame. Concrete stalls; feeding passage; hayloft. There are three concrete and tubular steel stalls and a feeding passage to the rear, reached from a door through to the barn. The hayloft is supported on an axial beam. There is an original internal loading hatch to the loft from the barn. Stalls. Concrete and tubular steel stalls. Currently used for domestic utility/storage.

Thorp, J., 2003, Pitfield Farm, BH177005 (Ground Photograph). SDV352584.

Thorp, J., 2003, Pitfield Farm, BH177011, BH177021-BH177022 (Un-published). SDV352586.

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

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Barn immediately north of Pitfield Farm House.

Barn. Circa 18th/19th century. Stone rubble barn and cattle shed range. Corrugated iron half-hipped roof. Barn and stable doors facing farmyard. Included for group value.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Plan and photos.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH177.2.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64668 ]
SDV352584Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177005.
SDV352586Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177011, BH177021-BH177022.

Associated Monuments

MDV80915Part of: Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV105208Related to: Linhay, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV105207Related to: Pigsties, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV27161Related to: Pitfield Farmhouse, Stockland (Building)
MDV27162Related to: Threshing Barn, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2015 9:54AM