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HER Number:MDV40326
Name:Shippon at Bowden, Moretonhampstead


Early-mid 19th century row of shippons with hay tallet above, north-west of Bowden farmhouse.


Grid Reference:SX 747 880
Map Sheet:SX78NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78NW/183/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (Built, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1849 AD (Between))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

'Bowden' is shown on the Tithe Map, with the shippon building at the north of the farm.

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

Unchanged from the Tithe Map depiction.

Department of Environment, 1987, Moretonhampstead, 50 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337636.

Shippon/linhay approximately 8 metres to the north-west of Bowden farmhouse. Row of shippons with hay tallet above. Circa early-mid 19th century.
Granite rubble walls with larger quoins. Corrugated iron roof, gable ended. Row of shippons each with separate access on ground floor, possibly stable at left end, and open-fronted hay tallet above. Two storeys. Asymmetrical front with four irregularly placed doorways on the ground floor and window opening to the left, all with granite lintels. On the first floor are five wide openings to hay tallet divided by monolithic granite posts, now filled in with weatherboarding.

Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

See designation record for detail.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337636List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Moretonhampstead. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 50.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90712 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV109970Part of: Bowden Farmstead, Moretonhampstead (Monument)
MDV15235Related to: Bowden Farmhouse, Moretonhampstead (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2018 2:05PM