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HER Number:MDV40982
Name:Riggledown Shippon


Riggledown shippon to the south-east of the farmhouse probably built in the 17th or 18th century


Grid Reference:SS 860 099
Map Sheet:SS80NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishPoughill
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPOUGHILL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80NE/42/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 433173

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XVII to XVIII - 1650 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Two adjoining buildings forming an L-shape shown on 19th century map on the east side of the farmyard at Riggledown.

Department of Environment, 1985, Poughill, 129 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343360.

English Heritage, 2009, List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV343181.

Byre approximately 4 metres south-east of Riggledown farmhouse Listed on 4th November 1985. Byre with haylofts probably built in the late 17th-early 18th century. Cob on rubble footings, partly rebuilt with rubble; corrugated iron roof (formerly thatch). 2-room plan building facing north-west with larger part-floored byre at left (north-east) end. Byres with haylofts over, each room has a plank door with hayloft loading hatches directly above. The smaller right-hand hatch has wooden shutters with strap hinges. Roof hipped each end. Interior has plain carpentry detail and a 4-bay roof of A-frame trusses with pegged lap-jointed collars. Included for group value. Other details: LBS Number 433173.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV343181List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2009. List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic Houses Register. Unknown.
SDV343360List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Poughill. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 129.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2009 11:17AM