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HER Number:MDV105408
Name:Threshing Barn, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery


A late 18th- early 19th century threshing barn.


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

  • GRANARY (Unknown date)
  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (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.

19th century barn and stables (B.A.R. 2.2.4).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH194.2 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. Later used as a granary. The threshing barn occupies the central section of the north range. It has lost its threshing floor. It was used to process grain in the last half of the 20th century. Rubble stone walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 5-bays. A -frames with a notched, mortise and tenon apex held with a single peg. Bolted, la -jointed collars. Double ridge. 3 sets of back purlins. Corrugated iron. Door/s; opposing doors to threshing floor. Opposing threshing doors. Two 2-flap, ledge and brace doors to north and south walls, in solid, pegged frames. Internal, rounded masonry jambs. Keeping place. Keeping place by front threshing door. Secondary, partial loft above threshing doors. Currently an agricultural store.

Thorp, J., 2003, Moonhayes Farm, BH194007 (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. BH194.2.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64852 ]
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. BH194007.
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)
MDV105412Related to: Linhay, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV82177Related to: Moonhayes Farmhouse, Upottery (Building)
MDV105410Related to: Riding Horse Stable and Wagonway, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV105411Related to: Wagon Shed and Linhay, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)
MDV105407Related to: Working Horse Stable, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 12:54PM