MEM22503 - Post-medieval farmhouse at Wellshead Farm (Monument)

Summary

The farmhouse is shown on the 1840 Tithe Map but appears to have been demolished by the time the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was drawn up.

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Protected Status

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Full Description

The Tithe Map for Exford shows the original farmhouse for Higher Wellshead situated within the farmyard, at SS 8283 3986. It is orientated northeast to southwest. [1] The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps no longer depict the farmhouse and it appears to have been demolished, with other structures situated in its place. The present Wellshead Farmhouse is to the east. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8282 3986 (31m by 28m) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS83NW
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2021 2:43PM

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