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HER Number:MDV17554
Name:Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt

Summary

A modest farmstead with an 18th century stable and cider house, and a well -preserved mid-19th century bank barn.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 152 045
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/41

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV134999.

Reichel, o. J. /hundreds of devon/(1928-1938)140,142,159,163,170,171 /the hundred of axminster in early times.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV242.

Shapcombe was escobecoma in domesday. Ludo, or hlud, the fleming held it in 1086, of walter of douai. Before the conquest, shapcombe belonged to broadhembury and was bristric's estate. Later it passed to reginald de mohun as a freehold of the manor of ottery mohun (reichel).


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

Annotated plan showing 16th/19th century farmhouse with 19th century barns forming ranges on the east and west sides of the yard (B.A.R. 3.2.4).


Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH043 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Modest, but attractive working farm, with an 18th century stable and cider house, and a well -preserved mid-19th century bank barn. Evolved courtyard. Rectangular yard with farmhouse forming the north side, with an attached cider house. A pigsty is built up against the cider house. There is a stable to the west and a bank barn, with a shippon below to the east, which is later in date (mid-19th century) than the stable and cider house. Modern concrete farmyard surface.


Thorp, J., 2002, Shapcombe Farm, BH043001-BH043006 (Ground Photograph). SDV351524.


Thorp, J., 2002, Shapcombe Farm, BH043007, BH043021-BH043022 (Un-published). SDV351525.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV134999Migrated Record:
SDV242Migrated Record:
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Plan and photos.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH043.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82049 ]
SDV351524Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Shapcombe Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH043001-BH043006.
SDV351525Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Shapcombe Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH043007, BH043021-BH043022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104440Parent of: Bank Barn, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104436Parent of: Cider House, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104438Parent of: Pigsty, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV82677Parent of: Shapcombe Farmhouse,Luppitt (Building)
MDV104441Parent of: Stable, Shapcombe Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV1890Part of: Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 10:55AM