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HER Number:MDV29209
Name:Shippon at Northway Farm, Widecombe

Summary

17th century or 18th century shippon with barn at Northway Farm. One storey; the shippon was originally lofted. Shippon has doorway with granite lintel; small loading doorway above. Two ventilation slits to left. Barn end has 20th century double doors.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 723 768
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/12/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (Built, XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1799 AD (Between))
  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Built, XVI to XVIII - 1600 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Depicted on the Tithe Map.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 118 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Shippon with barn at right-hand end situated approx. 15 metres north east of Northway farmhouse. Probably 17th century or 18th century. Granite rubble. Roof covered with corrugated iron; originally hipped, one storey; shippon lofted. Shippon has doorway with granite lintel; small loading doorway above. Two ventilation slits to left. Barn end has 20th century double doors. Shippon has old, stone-lined drain in centre, and feeding-trough stones with holes for tethering-posts against each of the long walls. Large granite trough. Roof-timbers are 20th century.


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

Shown on the modern mapping at Northway. Appears unchanged from the 19th century.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

WIDECOMBE-IN- SX 77 NW THE-MOOR 2/195 Shippon and barn about 15 metres - north-east of Northway Farmhouse - GV II
Shippon with barn at right-hand end. Probably C17 or C18. Granite rubble. Roof covered with corrugated iron; seems to have been hipped at left-hand end originally and half-hipped on right.
1 storey; shippon originally lofted. Shippon has doorway with granite lintel at right-hand end; small loading doorway above. 2 ventilation slits to left. Rear wall has 2 similar slits, and the gable-wall, which is curved, has a third. Barn end has C20 double doors at the front, and a blocked window in rear wall.
Interior: shippon has old, stone-lined drain in centre, and feeding-trough stones with holes for tethering-posts against each of the long walls. At the right-hand end of rear wall is a large granite trough. C20 roof-timbers.
Listing NGR: SX7231476831

Sources / Further Reading

SDV289221List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Widecombe in the Moor. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 118.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86426 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV29921Part of: Northway farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV29208Related to: Northway farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2018 3:44PM