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HER Number:MDV105271
Name:North 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

  • STABLE (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, BH180.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

North cattleshed. Cattle shed. Cattle shed; stable. The gable-ended open-fronted cattleshed faces south onto the yard and is built up against the east end of the stable. Chert; rubble stone, brick/concrete block repairs to walls. The original open-front is infilled with concrete block. Slate roof. Tie beam truss. A 3-bay roof of uncollared tie beam trusses with notched, mortise and tenon X-apexes, fixed with single pegs. There is a single set of trenched purlins and a ridgeboard. Door/s; open front; timber window/s. The trusses are supported at the front on a wall plate which stands on timber posts on sandstone pads. Two 2-flap doors to the front and two 20th century windows. Feeding rack. The central bay has a timber feeding rack. Along the rear wall, there is a low, 19th century brick wall with a timber top, for feeding troughs. The concrete floor is raised to the stalls. Currently stabling.

Thorp, J., 2003, Wytch Farm, BH180007 (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-0748-748, BB-0750-75 (Ground Photograph). SDV352665.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH180.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64729 ]
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. BH180007.
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-0748-748, BB-0750-75.

Associated Monuments

MDV105266Part of: Wytch Farm (Monument)
MDV105267Related to: Barn, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV105277Related to: Cart Shed, Wytch Farm (Building)
MDV105269Related to: East 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