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HER Number:MDV30053
Name:Shippon north-east of Sweaton farmhouse, Widecombe

Summary

Shippon is possibly 17th century or earlier. Granite rubble with slated roof, gables have decorative slate-hanging. Two compartments divided by a stone wall and measuring 2 metres high. Single storeyed with loft. North gable-wall facing road is the best feature.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 700 736
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/97/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Constructed, XVI to XVII - 1600 AD? to 1699 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Shown on the Tithe Map at Sweaton.


Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 145 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Shippon about 30 metres north-east of Sweaton farmhouse. Possibly 17th century or earlier. Granite rubble with slated roof, gables have decorative slate-hanging. Two compartments divided by a stone wall and measuring 2m high. Single storeyed with loft. Doorways have wooden lintels. A possible feeding trough consisting of a large lump of granite is below one of the windows. Roof and loft floor timbers renewed in the 20th century. Simple drain. North gable-wall facing road the best feature.


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

Shown on the modern mapping.

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. 145.
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: #86732 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV30055Part of: Sweaton Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV30054Related to: Barn at Sweaton, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)
MDV30052Related to: Pigsty at Sweaton farm, Widecombe (Building)
MDV22101Related to: Sweaton Farmhouse, Widecombe in the Moor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2018 4:32PM