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HER Number:MDV105512
Name:Threshing Barn, Hillend Farm


An 18th-19th century threshing barn.


Grid Reference:ST 180 071
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII to XIX - 1760 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH227.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. Originally, it was a part lofted threshing barn, terraced into a slope at the rear, with a ventilated threshing floor. The roof is hipped and was formerly thatch, but is now corrugated iron. Chert, brick dressed walls. Corrugated iron roof. The corrugated iron covers some original thatching battens. A-frame. 3 bays with 2 A frame trusses. Pegged X apexes with a diagonal ridge. 2 sets of back purlins on cleats. Pegged lap jointed collars. Loading hatch; opposing doors to threshing floor; pigeon holes. Central loading hatch to front, facing yard. Large rectangular hole underneath, to ventilate threshing floor. Window to right (south) in front, now blocked, with timber and three pigeon boxes. Opposing threshing doors, with pegged plain frames and 2, 2-flap ledge and brace doors. Lower flaps missing to rear. Man door, now blocked, with brick dressings in south wall. Two loading hatches, each side of rear threshing door, in back wall (east). Hayloft. Once lofted to north. One beam remains, and the stub of another. Two keeping places either side of the front (west) threshing door. Curved masonry jambs to threshing doors. Currently an agricultural store.

Thorp, J., 2002, Hillend Farm, BB227012 (Un-published). SDV354691.

Thorp, J., 2002, Hillend Farm, BH227001 (Ground Photograph). SDV354690.

Rook, P., 2013, Built on Earth, 18 (Report - non-specific). SDV350997.

Rook, P., 2013, Hillend Farm, BB--0181 (Ground Photograph). SDV354692.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH227.1.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64954 ]
SDV350997Report - non-specific: Rook, P.. 2013. Built on Earth. Rook Photo. A3 Grip Bound + Digital. 18.
SDV354690Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Hillend Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH227001.
SDV354691Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Hillend Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BB227012.
SDV354692Ground Photograph: Rook, P.. 2013. Hillend Farm. Built on Earth. Digital. BB--0181.

Associated Monuments

MDV105504Part of: Hillend Farm (Monument)
MDV105517Related to: Cart Shed, Hillend Farm (Building)
MDV105511Related to: Hillend Farmhouse, Hillend Farm (Monument)
MDV105513Related to: Lower Shippon, Hillend Farm (Building)
MDV105518Related to: Pigsties, Hillend Farm (Building)
MDV105515Related to: Stable, Hillend Farm (Building)
MDV105514Related to: Upper Shippon, Hillend Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2013 11:15AM