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HER Number:MDV33418
Name:Shippon north-east of Shilstone Farmhouse


Shippon 30 metres north-east of Shilstone farmhouse built in the 18th century


Grid Reference:SX 702 907
Map Sheet:SX79SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDrewsteignton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDREWSTEIGNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX79SW/35/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 94859

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Building shown on 19th century map.

Department of Environment, 1988, Drewsteignton, 45 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336831.

Cow house approximately 30 metres north-east of Shilstone farmhouse. Probably 18th century of plastered granite stone rubble with a corrugated iron roof, originally thatch. The building faces south-west and is unusually wide. The ground floor is double depth and divided by an axial rubble wall with series of cow stalls either side. Roughly central through passage. The hayloft is uninterrupted and full width. The central doorway each side has a hayloft loading hatch directly above and there are a series of narrow slit windows either side, some later enlarged to windows. Occasional vent to hayloft and some small apertures low down are probably drains. Roof is half-hipped to right and to left it butts adjoining Shilstone Cottages. Interior has plain carpentry detail including a seven bay roof of large A-frame trusses each employing two sets of pegged lap-jointed collars.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Barn to north-east of Shilstone farmhouse.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Cow house approximately 30 metres north-east of Shilstone farmhouse was Listed on 4th March 1988. This is an unusual cow house for its time. It also forms part of a group with Shilstone farmhouse and its farmbuildings in an unusually attractive location. Other details: LBS Number 94859.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336831List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Drewsteignton. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 45.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87889 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV77003Part of: Shilstone Farmstead, Drewsteignton (Monument)
MDV33417Related to: Barn to east of Shilstone Farmhouse (Building)
MDV14890Related to: Shilstone Manor House, Drewsteignton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2012 9:56AM