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HER Number:MDV121648
Name:Shippon at Buckland Abbey


A late 19th century shippon with stables or calf houses.


Grid Reference:SX 488 667
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Tide Project: 10/07/2020

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COW HOUSE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • STABLE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 1017 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

A late 19th century shippon and calf house with stables. First recorded on the circa 1880 Ordnance Survey map. The rapid archaeological assessment for the property records, 'Rectangular in plan and two storeys in height. Stables or calf houses at ground floor to east and west ends with hay loft above. Slate rubble walls with brick surrounds and granite threshold to all ground floor openings. Rusticated granite quoins to corners. Opposing openings to hay loft above stables at each end. Wide door opening with granite step midway on north elevation. Narrower opposing doorway to south elevation. Narrow ventilators either side of door. Half hipped roof with slate.'

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Rectangular building shown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111002 ]
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 1017.

Associated Monuments

MDV5451Part of: Buckland Abbey (Monument)
MDV61875Related to: Home Farm at Buckland Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2020 9:25AM