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HER Number:MDV33339
Name:Shippon south of farmhouse, North Creaber

Summary

Shippon is probably 17th century. Constructed from large blocks of roughly shaped granite with a corrugated iron roof (former thatched). Hayloft in upper part. Forms part of an attractive group with threshing barn and North Creaber Farmhouse.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 660 879
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/48/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Depicted on the Tithe Map; a rectangular building aligned roughly north-east by south-west, with an unattached small square building shown near the south-western end.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Late 19th century historic map appears to show a possible horse-engine house attached to the south-western end.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Structure at the western end of the building looks less like a horse-engine house in this depiction.


Department of Environment, 1987, Gidleigh, 135 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV275393.

Shippon approximately 20 metres south of North Creber farmhouse. Probably 17th century. Large blocks of roughly-shaped granite laid to rough courses, almost ashlar in places; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: shippon with hayloft over facing north-west and built across a slope. At the right end of the front there is a doorway with hayloft loading hatch over and to left 2 slit windows with a drain below between them. Roof is gable-ended. The left (north-eastern) gable is much overgrown but appears to include a series of slit windows including a vent to the hayloft. Rear wall includes a central hayloft loading hatch.
Interior has plain carpentry detail and the roof is a 20th century replacement.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

SX 68 NE GIDLEIGH, 3/179 Shippon approximately 20 metres - south of North Creaber Farmhouse 28.1.86 GV II
Shippon. Probably C17. Large blocks of roughly-shaped granite laid to rough courses, almost ashlar in places; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch).
Plan and description: shippon with hayloft over facing north-west and built across a slope. At the right end of the front there is a doorway with hayloft loading hatch over and to left 2 slit windows with a drain below between them. Roof is gable- ended. The left (north-eastern) gable is much overgrown but appears to include a series of slit windows including a vent to the hayloft. Rear wall includes a central hayloft loading hatch. Interior has plain carpentry detail and the roof is a C20 replacement. This shippon, the barn (q.v) and North Creaber Farmhouse (q.v) form an attractive group.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV275393List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Gidleigh. Historic Houses Register. 135.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87852 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV77676Part of: North Creaber farmstead, Gidleigh (Monument)
MDV33338Related to: Barn south of farmhouse, North Creaber (Building)
MDV33340Related to: Farmhouse at North Creaber, Gidleigh (Building)
MDV6173Related to: Gatepost at North Creaber, Gidleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 4 2016 10:46AM