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HER Number:MDV105407
Name:Working Horse Stable, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery


A late 18th- early 19th century stable.


Grid Reference:ST 202 098
Map Sheet:ST20NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpottery
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPOTTERY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COW HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • STABLE (XVIII to XIX - 1780 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH194.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Working horse stable. Stable. Later used as a cattleshed. Stable with a double loft at the northwest end of the threshing barn range. It returns for a short distance to a gable end under the wagonway roof. There is a lean-to built up against it to its west. Since the horses left, it has been used for calves. Cob; rubble stone. Cob in gable end and to top of west wall. Corrugated iron roof. Door/s; other; timber window/s. Relatively wide opening through north wall. Replacement 2-flap door in solid pegged frame. Two loft doors in north gable end through to lofts, separated at the centre by a timber partition. Original solid door frames and wide plank doors. To the rear, a small, unglazed ground floor window with internal rounded masonry jambs. A ladder of projecting stones in the wall beneath the west loft door gives access to lofts. Feeding gap; hayloft; keeping place; tack pegs. Large, chamfered lateral beam with step stops, on large oak pad projecting from the west wall. Feeding gap. Long tack board with pegs. Double keeping place. Currently a cow house.

Thorp, J., 2003, Moonhayes Farm, BH194008 (Ground Photograph). SDV354375.

Thorp, J., 2003, Moonhayes Farm, BH194012, BH194021-BH194022 (Un-published). SDV354376.

Rook, P., 2013, Built on Earth, 24 (Report - non-specific). SDV350997.

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

Rook, P., 2013, Moonhayes Farm, BB--0064-BB--0065 (Ground Photograph). SDV354440.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Annotated plan and photo.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH194.1.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64851 ]
SDV350997Report - non-specific: Rook, P.. 2013. Built on Earth. Rook Photo. A3 Grip Bound + Digital. 24.
SDV354375Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Moonhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH194008.
SDV354376Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Moonhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH194012, BH194021-BH194022.
SDV354440Ground Photograph: Rook, P.. 2013. Moonhayes Farm. Built on Earth. Digital. BB--0064-BB--0065.

Associated Monuments

MDV105404Part of: Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Monument)
MDV105409Related to: Cider House, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV105412Related to: Linhay, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV82177Related to: Moonhayes Farmhouse, Upottery (Building)
MDV105410Related to: Riding Horse Stable and Wagonway, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV105408Related to: Threshing Barn, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV105411Related to: Wagon Shed and Linhay, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2015 11:34AM