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HER Number:MDV79759
Name:Pitney Farm, Broadhembury

Summary

Pitney farm may date back to the 13th century, possibly being the Pittigheyg mentioned in documents of 1249.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 105 038
Map Sheet:ST10SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhembury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, XIII - 1249 AD to 1249 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pitney Farm marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, comprising a long rectangular yard with the farmhouse at the north end, a further yard and buildings to the south and another barn to the north of the farmhouse. The map also shows a pump on the north side of the house and an orchard to the east.


Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two, 558 (Monograph). SDV337894.

Pitney is so spelt in 1765 and is possibly identical with the Pittigheyg mentioned in documents of 1249, Pittingheye in 1269 and Pittyngeshecches in 1307.


Clements, H. A., 1994, Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills, Photos and plan (Report - Survey). SDV344050.

Annotated plan of main yard. Includes a grade II listed farmhouse of 17th/18th century date and 19th century stables, livestock houses, linhay and barns. The farm buildings, which are not listed, are considered to be in poor condition and vulnerable/at risk (B.A.R. 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.3).


Caroe & Partners, 1997, Broadhembury Village. Draft Survey of Condition (Report - Survey). SDV344616.


Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH052 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

A planned 19th century roadside, estate farmstead. The dung pit in the middle of the stockyard is an interesting feature. Double yard. A large stockyard with a central dung pit, which is enclosed on three sides, by cattlesheds, a linhay, a stable and a cart shed. The farmhouse stands to the north of the yard with a small garden in front. The threshing barn and further outbuildings to the rear of the yard are now converted to domestic use. The farmstead borders a road on its west side. Modern farmyard surface.


Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052001-BH052011 (Ground Photograph). SDV351655.


Thorp, J., 2002, Pitney Farm, BH052012, BH052021-BH052022 (Un-published). SDV351656.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337894Monograph: Gover, J. E. B. + Mawer, A. + Stenton, F. M.. 1932. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. The Place-Names of Devon: Part Two. IX. A5 Hardback. 558.
SDV344050Report - Survey: Clements, H. A.. 1994. Survey of Farmsteads in the Devon Part of the Blackdown Hills. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Photos and plan.
SDV344616Report - Survey: Caroe & Partners. 1997. Broadhembury Village. Draft Survey of Condition. Caroe & Partners Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH052.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #106559 ]
SDV351655Ground Photograph: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052001-BH052011.
SDV351656Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Pitney Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH052012, BH052021-BH052022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104594Parent of: Cart Shed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104609Parent of: Cart Shed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104591Parent of: Cow Sheds, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104593Parent of: East Shippon, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104588Parent of: Linhay and Lofted Cattleshed, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104608Parent of: Pigsties, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV77332Parent of: Pitney Farmhouse, Broadhembury (Building)
MDV104590Parent of: South Shippon, Pitney Farm (Building)
MDV104595Parent of: Stable, Pitney Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4655 - Survey of Farmsteads in the Blackdown Hills
  • EDV4709 - Condition Survey, Broadhembury Village

Date Last Edited:Apr 30 2015 9:25AM