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HER Number:MDV105207
Name:Pigsties, Pitfield Farm, Stockland


A 19th century pigsty.


Grid Reference:ST 217 028
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, BH177.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Pigsties. A small, mid-19th century gable-ended pig sty to the east of the yard which is terraced into the hillslope at the back. Chert; rubble stone walls. Pantile roof. Triple pantiles. Uncollared principals. A 2-bay roof of one uncollared truss with a plain mortise and tenon joint at the apex held with a single peg. One set of back purlins and a ridgeboard. Door/s; timber window/s. Originally, there were two doors to the front. There is a 20th century 3-light timber window in the blocking of the north doorway. The south doorway has a replacement frame and door. Currently an agricultural store.

Thorp, J., 2003, Pitfield Farm, BH177009 (Ground Photograph). SDV352584.

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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH177.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64669 ]
SDV352584Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177009.
SDV352586Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177021-BH177022.

Associated Monuments

MDV80915Part of: Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV105208Related to: Linhay, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV27161Related to: Pitfield Farmhouse, Stockland (Building)
MDV105206Related to: Stable, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV27162Related to: Threshing Barn, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2015 9:55AM