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HER Number:MDV105538
Name:Linhay, Middle Cleave Farm

Summary

A 19th century linhay.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 204 008
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOffwell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOFFWELL

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings, marked on C19th mapping, including a C17th Threshing Barn, Pigsties; Linhay and Cider House, located within the curtilege of Listed Building (Grade II) C16th Lower Cleave Farmhouse.
  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings, marked on C19th mapping, including a C17th Threshing Barn, Pigsties; Linhay and Cider House, located within the curtilege of Listed Building (Grade II) C16th Lower Cleave Farmhouse.

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COW HOUSE (Unknown date)
  • LINHAY (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH230.3 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Linhay. Originally a linhay, later used as a cattle shed. A former linhay, built down the slope, to the north. The front is now infilled with concrete block and the tallet has gone. Rubble stone, brick / concrete block repairs to walls. Open-front has been filled with concrete block. The original doorways have brick lined jambs. Pantile roof. Double. Scissor Braces. 6-bays. Scissor-braced kingpost construction. The lap-jointed, bolted scissor clasps the base of a kingpost. The principals are on cross pads on the walls. A single set of staggered butt purlins, with tusk tenons. Ridgeboard. Door/s; loading hatch. There is a large opening in the front, with two man doors at each end. In the south end wall there is a loading hatch in a plain frame with a plank door and a ground floor man door. To the rear, there is a plank door in the north end. Hayloft. Although the loft has been removed, the stubs of crossbeams survive in the rear wall, on timber pads. The south end wall has joist holes over a timber lace. There is no evidence of joist holes at the north end. Currently used as a cow house. Used as a field cow shelter.


Thorp, J., 2003, Middle Cleave Farm, BH230005 (Ground Photograph). SDV354756.


Thorp, J., 2003, Middle Cleave Farm, BH230021 (Un-published). SDV354757.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH230.3.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #64973 ]
SDV354756Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Middle Cleave Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH230005.
SDV354757Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Middle Cleave Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH230021.

Associated Monuments

MDV105525Part of: Middle Cleave Farm (Monument)
MDV105529Related to: Middle Cleave Farmhouse, Middle Cleave Farm (Building)
MDV105531Related to: Pigsties, Middle Cleave Farm (Building)
MDV105534Related to: Stable, Middle Cleave Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2017 11:12AM