MDE20718 - Post-medieval farm building and associated trackway west of West Swinscombe (Monument)


A post-medieval farm building and its associated trackway were destroyed during the mid 20th Century.

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A farm building at SS 6893 4160 and its associated trackway to the southeast linking the building to West Swincombe Farmstead were noted on aerial photographs. They were destroyed between 1947 and 1977, when only the site remained. [1-3] The building is depicted on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, although the trackway is not shown. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3143 (April 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/14/009 (May 1977).
  • <3> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS6841a.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17972
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/86
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 6896 4156 (90m by 101m)
Map sheet SS64SE

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Record last edited

Dec 3 2019 3:18PM


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