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HER Number:MDV83384
Name:Barn, Mortimers Farm


A barn, possibly of 17th century date.


Grid Reference:ST 085 094
Map Sheet:ST00NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKentisbeare
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKENTISBEARE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Unattributed, Mortimers Farm, BH132003-BH132004 (Ground Photograph). SDV351880.

Unattributed, Mortimers Farm, BH132014, BH132021-BH132022 (Un-published). SDV351881.

Devon and Somerset County Councils, 2000-2002, Historic Farmsteads Database, BH132.1 (Machine readable data file). SDV349681.

No information supplied.

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

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Barn 10 metres north-west of Mortimer's Farmhouse.

Former threshing barn and stable, now used for general storage. Possibly 17th century. Rendered cob with stone, on stone footings; gable end corrugated iron roof. Opposing wagon entrances, with one planked and studded door into stable. Some rear buttressing.

Roof: possibly 5 jointed crucks, morticed, halved and pegged at apex (some trusses concealed by bales of hay at time of resurvey visit).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV349681Machine readable data file: Devon and Somerset County Councils. 2000-2002. Historic Farmsteads Database. BH132.1.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #108379 ]
SDV351880Ground Photograph: Unattributed. Mortimers Farm. Blackdown Hills Survey. Digital. BH132003-BH132004.
SDV351881Un-published: Unattributed. Mortimers Farm. Blackdown Hills Historic Farmstead Survey. Digital. BH132014, BH132021-BH132022.

Associated Monuments

MDV104706Part of: Mortimers Farm (Monument)
MDV83380Related to: Mortimer's Farmhouse, Mortimers Farm (Building)
MDV104707Related to: Stable, Mortimers Farm (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 11 2017 12:00AM