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Shippon and Stables Adjoining West of Underdown Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Upottery, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8437 / 50°50'37"N

Longitude: -3.1372 / 3°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 320031

OS Northings: 105525

OS Grid: ST200055

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.W520

Mapcode Global: FRA 469V.ZKV

Entry Name: Shippon and Stables Adjoining West of Underdown Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86675

Location: Upottery, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Upottery

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Upottery St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

UPOTTERY
ST 20 NW
7/120 Shippon and Stables adjoining west
- of Underdown Farmhouse
GV II
Shippon and stables. Mid - late C19. Exposed local stone and flint rubble; slate
roof.
Plan: this range of farmbuildings containing mainly a shippon and stables projects
right angles in front of the south end of Underdown Farmhouse (q.v). It is in 3
sections each on a slightly different axis describing a kind of angular arc but
basically facing north. The left-hand section (nearest the house) is some kind of
store (maybe it was a cider house). The centre section is the shippon with hayloft
over and it contains a through-passage and the right (west) section is the stable
with hayloft over.
Exterior: the left section includes 2 square-headed doorways and the windows here
are glazed. The shippon has an arcade of 4 segmental-headed doorways, the left arch
is more pronounced and almost pointed. There are 2 hayloft loading hatches above.
The stable section contains a stable door with window to right, hayloft loading
hatch above and a doorway to a staircase to left. The roof is hipped to right.
Interior: has plain carpentry detail and the roof is carried on A-frame trusses
with spiked lap-jointed collars and plate yokes.
This range of traditional farmbuildings form a group with the attractive Underdown
Farmhouse (q.v).


Listing NGR: ST2003105525

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