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HER Number:MDV27162
Name:Threshing Barn, Pitfield Farm, Stockland

Summary

An 18th century threshing barn.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 217 028
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SW/80/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STOREHOUSE (Unknown date)
  • THRESHING BARN (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1984, 62: Part of East Devon, 167 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV326854.

Barn immediately north of Pitfield Farmhouse, Featherbed Lane. Circa 18th/19th century. Stone rubble barn and cattle shed range. Corrugated iron half-hipped roof.


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

Considered to be in poor condition (B.A.R. 2.2.4).


Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH177.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Threshing barn. A range comprising a threshing barn and a stable on the north side of the yard. It is built down a slope, to the west. The threshing barn is at the lower end, and forms an L -shape with the linhay. Chert; rubble stone walls. Thatch roof. It has been re thatched in the late 20th century. King post. A four-bay roof of rustic kingposts standing on lap-jointed, bolted collars. It has been augmented in the late 20th century with steel ties, king ties and an RSJ. Two sets of trenched purlins and a ridgeboard. Evidence for engine/machinery; opposing doors to threshing floor. The front threshing opening is doorless. The rear opening has a solid, pegged frame with two 2-flap doors, closing on a central post held on strap hinges with round and teardrop finials. To the left of the front opening there is a man door, with a replacement 20th century door and frame. To the rear there is an original window opening with a 20th century timber window. To the rear there are two blocked holes for a drive shaft. The 1889 map shows a horse engine house to the rear of the barn. Cobble floor; internal loading hatch; Keeping place. The floor is cobbled. There is an internal loading hatch in the east end wall to a milking parlour. It has a solid, pegged frame and a plank and ledge door hung on strap hinges with round finials. The masonry jambs are rounded. Additionally, there is a blocked ventilator to the milking parlour and a door through to a feeding passage in the parlour. Currently an agricultural store.


Thorp, J., 2003, Pitfield Farm, BH177003 (Ground Photograph). SDV352584.


Thorp, J., 2003, Pitfield Farm, BH177011, BH177021-BH177022 (Un-published). SDV352586.


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


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Barn immediately north of Pitfield Farm House.

Barn. Circa 18th/19th century. Stone rubble barn and cattle shed range. Corrugated iron half-hipped roof. Barn and stable doors facing farmyard. Included for group value.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV326854List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. 62: Part of East Devon. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 167.
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. BH177.1.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85620 ]
SDV352584Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177003.
SDV352586Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2003. Pitfield Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH177011, BH177021-BH177022.

Associated Monuments

MDV80915Part of: Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Monument)
MDV105208Related to: Linhay, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV105207Related to: Pigsties, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)
MDV27161Related to: Pitfield Farmhouse, Stockland (Building)
MDV105206Related to: Stable, Pitfield Farm, Stockland (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills

Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 11:13AM