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HER Number:MDV30095
Name:Cartshed and shippon south-east of Bittleford Farmhouse, Widecombe


Farm buildings at Bittleford, south-east of the farmhouse. Listing dates them to the late 19th or early 20th century, although they do not appear to be marked on the historic maps from this period.


Grid Reference:SX 705 748
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/45/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CART SHED (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))
  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Building can be seen on the 1940s aerial photographs. Not shown on either the late 19th or early 20th century historic map (although these are patched on the digital mapping).

Department of Environment, 1986, Widecombe in the Moor, 81 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV289221.

Cartshed and shippon about 15 metres south-east of Bittleford Farmhouse, late 19th or early 20th century, granite rubble, slated roof. One storey. Other features: doorways, segmental arches, two drain outlets, good wooden fittings and concrete feeding troughs. King-post-and-ridge roof.

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. 81.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86757 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29749Part of: Bittleford Farmstead, Widecombe in the Moor (Monument)
MDV8018Related to: Bittleford Farmhouse, Widecombe (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2018 11:55AM