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HER Number:MDV106266
Name:Shippon at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Remains of a building at Brimpts, thought to have been a shippon constructed in the mid-19th century. Freestanding to the south-east of the farmstead. Fell into disrepair between the late 1940s and the early 1990s. Roofless at the time of the 1993 survey. Constructed from roughly coursed granite rubblestone. Rebuilt sometime between 2006 and 2010.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 668 738
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XIX - 1835 AD to 1865 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Late 19th century map depicts this structure in the south-eastern corner of the farm.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Early 20th century historic map shows building unchanged.


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Aerial photograph shows the building, which is still roofed at this time.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 1993 - 1997, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997, January 1993 (Report - Survey). SDV344544.

Survey depicts possible shippon and describes construction. Thought to be built in mid-19th century. Rectangular, freestanding, rooflesss. Probably 1.5 stories tall - certainly appears to have had a loft of some sort. Constructed from roughly coursed granite rubblestone. Roof structure unknopwn. See survey for photographs and further detail.


GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

Aerial photograph shows the building has fallen into ruins and has no roof at this time.


Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Building is still a roofless structure at this time.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

The most recent aerial photograph shows the building has been renovated and roof added. Gable ends.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Renovated building depicted on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV344544Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 1993 - 1997. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 1993-1997. dartmoor National Park Authority. Mixed Archive Material. January 1993.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #65711 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV18861Part of: Brimpts farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV106265Related to: Cart shed or linhay at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV106257Related to: Farm cottage at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV106255Related to: Farmhouse at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV106264Related to: Machine House at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV106262Related to: Shippon at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)
MDV106263Related to: Stable at Brimpts Farm, Dartmoor Forest (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2018 10:33AM