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HER Number:MDV46033
Name:The Shippens, Manor Farm, Lundy


Skeletons were discovered during the construction of The Shippens in 1856. The buildings have now been enlarged and are used as a farm machinery shed.


Grid Reference:SS 136 441
Map Sheet:SS14SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLundy
Ecclesiastical ParishLUNDY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS14SW/145/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 745
  • Old SAM Ref: 27645

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ministry of Public Building and Works, 1970, Lundy, Bull's Paradise Settlement Site (Schedule Document). SDV7147.

Langham, M., 1986, The Heaven Family of Lundy (Article in Serial). SDV730.

The Shippens were built in 1856. Skeletons were discovered during their construction.

National Trust, 1989, Lundy, Devon. Vol. One, 155 (Report - Survey). SDV1275.

The Shippens have now been enlarged and converted to a farm machinery shed. Other details: 101,180.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Bull's Paradise and Giants Graves. A settlement and Burial Ground on Lundy (Schedule Document). SDV344750.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1275Report - Survey: National Trust. 1989. Lundy, Devon. Vol. One. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 155.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #92687 ]
SDV344750Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Bull's Paradise and Giants Graves. A settlement and Burial Ground on Lundy. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV7147Schedule Document: Ministry of Public Building and Works. 1970. Lundy, Bull's Paradise Settlement Site. The Schedule of Monuments. Foolscap.
SDV730Article in Serial: Langham, M.. 1986. The Heaven Family of Lundy. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 118. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV46032Part of: Manor Farm, Lundy (Monument)
MDV14274Related to: Medieval Cemetery at Bulls Paradise, Lundy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 10 2010 12:47PM