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HER Number:MDV74359
Name:West Sherford Farm Horse Engine House


West Sherford farm horse engine house built in the early 19th century the adjoining barn was destroyed in a fire in the 1960s


Grid Reference:SX 548 534
Map Sheet:SX55SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HORSE ENGINE HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The horse engine house at West Sherford farm is shown on 19th century map attached to the north side of the range of buildings on the south side of the farmyard.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Plate 5 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

The early 19th century horse engine house at West Sherford farm is a free standing building located to the east of the farmyard. The adjoining barn was destroyed in a fire in the 1960s. The octagonal building is constructed of coursed rubble with a slate roof and a western opening. There are no original internal fittings. Other details: Site B1.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Other details: Site B1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Plate 5.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2257Related to: West Sherford Farmhouse (Building)
MDV74358Related to: West Sherford Farmstead (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2019 10:59AM