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HER Number:MDV82072
Name:Shippon, Mohun's Ottery Farm


A 19th century shippon.


Grid Reference:ST 189 055
Map Sheet:ST10NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLuppitt
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLUPPITT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COW HOUSE (XIX - 1840 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH040.5 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

Shippon. Long, lofted, gable-ended building with remains of a fleur de lis finial. Adjoins lean-to at rear of threshing barn at its west end. Chert; Rubble stone, limestone ashlar dressings. Some reused limestone ashlar quoins to southeast corner. Roman tiles roof. Tie Beam Truss. 8-bay roof of tie beam trusses with raking struts, plate yokes and a ridgeboard. I set of purlins. Door/s; Loading hatch; Metal framed windows/s. Loading hatches in each gable end. The east hatch has a plank door in a pegged frame. Two loading hatches in rear (north) wall with plank doors. 4 window openings to front with 20th century metal windows with glazing bars and 3 to rear with identical windows. Two doorways to front with timber sliding doors and one doorway to rear, at west end, with ledge and brace door held on strap hinges in a plain pegged frame. Drain at east end, now blocked. Hayloft. Lofted, except for west bay, which opens onto lean-to to rear of barn. Timber partition to loft, with opening through. Strengthening x- braces along centre of underside of loft floor. Currently disused.

Thorpe, J., 2002, Mohun's Ottery Farm, BH040005 (Ground Photograph). SDV351381.

Thorp, J., 2002, Mohun's Ottery Farm, BH040021-BH040022 (Un-published). SDV351382.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH040.5.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108198 ]
SDV351381Ground Photograph: Thorpe, J.. 2002. Mohun's Ottery Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH040005.
SDV351382Un-published: Thorp, J.. 2002. Mohun's Ottery Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH040021-BH040022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104302Related to: Cattle Shed and Wagonway, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104300Related to: Cattle Shed, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV82073Related to: Cider House, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104105Related to: Mohun's Ottery Farm (Monument)
MDV11505Related to: Mohun's Ottery Farmhouse, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV82069Related to: Mohun's Ottery Gatehouse and adjoining Garden Walls, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104110Related to: Open-Fronted Cattle Shed, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104298Related to: Open-Fronted Cattle Shed, Mohun's Ottery Farm, Luppitt (Building)
MDV104295Related to: Pigsties, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104111Related to: Shippon, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)
MDV104289Related to: Threshing Barn, Mohun's Ottery Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2013 1:53PM