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HER Number:MDV36708
Name:FARMSTEAD in the Parish of Chulmleigh

Summary

Courtyard range of farmbuildings circa 10m south west of spittle farmhouse. Courtyard range of farmbuildings.1871. Cider-house probably c18. Unrendered stone rubble. Cider-house of cob and stone rubble. Slate roofs with gable ends. Barn has asbestos slate roof. Cider house has hipped corrugated iron roof. Courtyard range of farmbuildings, comprising open-fronted linhays on 2 sides, that to north side of 7 bays with stone rubble piers that to west side of 6 bays with timber posts; barn or south side has stone rubble porch projection and double plank doors; stables adjoining to left has 2 loft doors over cart entrance at left end and 2 windows each side of plank door to right. Granary on east side has loft door at north gable end, external stone steps removed. The cider-house stands a few metres north of the courtyard range and has all its fittings, including cider-press with metal thread, apple-loft, cider racks and apple crushers intact and is still used for cider-making. Spittle farm belonged to the fortescue estate until the early c20, the 1871 farm buildings being a good and little altered example of a planned courtyard range (doe).

Location

Grid Reference:SS 682 179
Map Sheet:SS61NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChulmleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHULMLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Courtyard range of traditional farm buildings dating to the 19th century or earlier at Spittle Farm, listed Grade II

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61NE/43/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV332246.

Courtyard range of farmbuildings circa 10m south west of spittle farmhouse. Courtyard range of farmbuildings.1871. Cider-house probably c18. Unrendered stone rubble. Cider-house of cob and stone rubble. Slate roofs with gable ends. Barn has asbestos slate roof. Cider house has hipped corrugated iron roof. Courtyard range of farmbuildings, comprising open-fronted linhays on 2 sides, that to north side of 7 bays with stone rubble piers that to west side of 6 bays with timber posts; barn or south side has stone rubble porch projection and double plank doors; stables adjoining to left has 2 loft doors over cart entrance at left end and 2 windows each side of plank door to right. Granary on east side has loft door at north gable end, external stone steps removed. The cider-house stands a few metres north of the courtyard range and has all its fittings, including cider-press with metal thread, apple-loft, cider racks and apple crushers intact and is still used for cider-making. Spittle farm belonged to the fortescue estate until the early c20, the 1871 farm buildings being a good and little altered example of a planned courtyard range (doe).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV80574.

Doe/hhr:chulmleigh/(25/10/1988)17.


Wade Martins, S. + Lake, J. + Hawkins, B., 1997, Model Farmsteads: Thematic Survey, 7 (Report - Survey). SDV337360.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV332246Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV337360Report - Survey: Wade Martins, S. + Lake, J. + Hawkins, B.. 1997. Model Farmsteads: Thematic Survey. English Heritage Report. Digital + A4. 7.
SDV80574Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM