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HER Number:MDV105269
Name:East Cattleshed, Wytch Farm


An early 19th century cattleshed.


Grid Reference:ST 235 058
Map Sheet:ST20NW
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)
  • COW HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1820 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH180.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

East cattleshed. Cattleshed. The cattleshed has an L-plan in the southeast corner of the yard. The east range is longer, with a single bay return on the south side. They were originally open-fronted. Chert; rubble stone, brick / concrete block repairs to walls. The south range has been much rebuilt. The rear is now concrete block. Corrugated iron; Roman tiles. The south range is corrugated iron. The east range is double Roman tiles. A-frame. The east range has a 3 and a half bay roof and the south range is one bay. The A-frame trusses have notched, mortise and tenon apexes secured with single pegs. The low collars are lap-jointed and nailed. There are three trusses fanning from the inner corner. Door/s; timber window/s. The infilled front has three 20th century doors. To the rear there are inserted 20th century windows. Cobble floor. The south range has a cobbled floor. Currently an agricultural store.

Thorp, J., 2003, Wytch Farm, BH180002 (Ground Photograph). SDV352663.

Thorp, J., 2003, Wytch Farm, BH180008, BH180021-BH180022 (Un-published). SDV352664.

Rook, P., 2013, Built on Earth, Cover (Report - non-specific). SDV350997.

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

Rook, P., 2013, Wytch Farm, BB-0750-750 (Ground Photograph). SDV352665.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH180.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64727 ]
SDV350997Report - non-specific: Rook, P.. 2013. Built on Earth. Rook Photo. A3 Grip Bound + Digital. Cover.
SDV352663Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Wytch Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH180002.
SDV352664Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Wytch Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH180008, BH180021-BH180022.
SDV352665Ground Photograph: Rook, P.. 2013. Wytch Farm. Built on Earth. Digital. BB-0750-750.

Associated Monuments

MDV105266Part of: Wytch Farm (Monument)
MDV105267Related to: Barn, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV105277Related to: Cart Shed, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV105271Related to: North Cattleshed, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV105275Related to: Stable, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV27133Related to: Wytch Farmhouse, Wytch Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 18 2013 1:34PM