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HER Number:MDV74698
Name:Cider House at Bury Barton, Lapford


Early 19th century cider house and store forming east range of inner courtyard at Bury Barton.


Grid Reference:SS 732 071
Map Sheet:SS70NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLapford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLAPFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER HOUSE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Alcock, N. W., 1966, A Devon Farm: Bury Barton, Lapford, 123 (Article in Serial). SDV177653.

The east range of the inner courtyard, at Bury Barton, is early 19th century in date. Used for cider making pre 1939 and still contains a late 19th, early 20th century apple crusher and press. Built into the wall between the cider house and the former barrel store, is the circular granite trough of a horse-powered crusher. Other details: Figure 1.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2007, Lapford (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341306.

Three ranges of farmbuildings enclosing inner courtyard at Bury Barton. The east wing, adjoining the dairy block of the farmhouse, is
an early 19th century cider house and cider store now used for general storage. Has a ground floor 20th century casement with glazing bars at right end and another more towards centre at first floor level. Two 19th century plank doors at left (north) end; the left end door to former ciderhouse and other to former cider store. Overall 9-bay roof of alternate tie beam and king post truss - scissor brace and king post
truss roof. Ciderhouse is part-floored with rear loading hatch to apple store. Cob crosswall between ciderhouse and store includes the 2 halves of a large circular trough from a horse-powered apple crusher. See listing description for full details of inner courtyard. Other details: LBS No 96508.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV177653Article in Serial: Alcock, N. W.. 1966. A Devon Farm: Bury Barton, Lapford. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 98. Photocopy. 123.
SDV341306List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2007. Lapford. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV74699Parent of: Cider trough at Bury Barton, Lapford (Building)
MDV74694Part of: Bury Barton, Lapford (Monument)
MDV20941Part of: Inner Courtyard, Bury Barton, Lapford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 15 2008 12:00AM