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HER Number:MDV74578
Name:Shippon north of West Pitten Farmhouse, Yealmpton


Shippon shown on 19th century map to the north of West Pitten farmhouse


Grid Reference:SX 582 543
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYealmpton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishYEALMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100510

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHIPPON STOCK BUILDING (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small L-shaped building shown on 19th century map to the north of West Pitten farmhouse.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1960, Yealmpton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340949.

Shippon approximately 10 metres northwest of West Pitten farmhouse. Shippon now used as dairy. Circa 16th/17th century origin. Slate roof with granite quoins. Corrugated iron roof with gabled end. Two storeys. Animal stalls on ground floor, two with large wooden lintels, the other two have concrete lintels. At rear (north) possibly reused round-arched granite doorway with stopped chamfer. Loft with 20th century door through eaves and small ventilation slit with granite jambs and lintel. Front facing farmyard. The original house was destroyed by fire and this shippen is one of a range of contemporary farm buildings on three sides of a yard. The existing farmhouse on the fourth (east) side was built circa late 19th or early 20th century and occupies a site near that of original house. Other details: LBS No 100510.

Ordnance Survey, 2008, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV340009.

Building shown on modern mapping between two other buildings.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV340009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2008. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Digital.
SDV340949List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1960. Yealmpton. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV16907Part of: Settlement at Pitten, Yealmpton (Monument)
MDV74579Related to: Mullions to north-east of West Pitton Farmhouse, Yealmpton, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74577Related to: North Barn at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74576Related to: Roundhouse Barn at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74574Related to: The Linhay, West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)
MDV74575Related to: The Old Stables at West Pitten Farmstead, Yealmpton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2019 12:23PM