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HER Number:MDV31187
Name:Higher Aylescott Shippon, West Down


Shippon adjoining Higher Aylescott farmhouse, added during 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 526 421
Map Sheet:SS54SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWest Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST DOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SW/42/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, West Down, 119 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340802.

A shippon with a loft over, adjoining Higher Aylescott farmhouse to the south, was probably added in the early 19th century, It has a corrugated iron roof, and a single ventilation slit and 4 paned casement have been inserted in a larger blocked opening with a timber lintel.

Exeter Archaeology, 2005, Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon, 11 (Report - Assessment). SDV340799.

Shippon with loft over, adjoining to south of farmhouse, early 19th century. Other details: Part of site 85.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340799Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2005. Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 05.06. A4 Stapled + Digital. 11.
SDV340802List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. West Down. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 119.

Associated Monuments

MDV18674Part of: Higher Aylescott, West Down (Monument)
MDV74475Related to: Higher Aylescott Cart Shed, West Down (Building)
MDV31188Related to: Higher Aylescott Farmbuildings (Building)
MDV31186Related to: Higher Aylescott, West Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4404 - Archaeological Assessment (Revised) of Proposed Wind Farm at Fullabrook, North Devon

Date Last Edited:Sep 25 2008 8:59AM