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HER Number:MDV105411
Name:Wagon Shed and Linhay, Moonhayes Farm, Upottery


A 19th century wagon shed and linhay.


Grid Reference:ST 202 099
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)
  • LINHAY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • WAGON SHED (XIX - 1840 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

19th century cartshed in fair condition (B.A.R. 3.2.4).

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH194.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Wagon shed and linhay. Cart shed; linhay. An unlofted wagon shed and linhay outside the courtyard, under a half-hipped roof. The open-fronted wagon shed faces west, and the linhay to the east of the wagon shed, faces south. It appears to have always been used as a cart shed and linhay. Rubble stone walls. Corrugated iron roof. A-frame. 4-bays. A-frames sitting on cross pads. X-apexes with a mortise and tenon joint held with a single peg. Lap-jointed collars and two sets of back purlins. Diagonal ridge. Open front; tallet. The wagon shed is open at its west end, with corrugated iron infill from the wall tops to the half hip. The linhay faces south. Its open-front has a full-height timber post, supporting the roof and the tallet. Below the linhay is divided into two stalls. Keeping place. The wagon shed is separated from the linhay by a boarded truss with large double doors through, and a corrugated iron partition below, over a concrete block wall. It has a keeping place. The tallet is supported on two cross beams, one of which is mortised and tenoned into the timber upright. Currently a cow house; tractor shed.

Thorp, J., 2003, Moonhayes Farm, BH194003 (Ground Photograph). SDV354375.

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

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH194.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64855 ]
SDV354375Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Moonhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH194003.
SDV354376Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Moonhayes Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH194021-BH194022.

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)
MDV105408Related to: Threshing Barn, 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 12:53PM