MEM22835 - Five Acre Linhay, Oare (Monument)


The linhay and associated enclosure is visible on historic mapping. It may have formed part of the designed landscape around Glenthorne.

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Five Acre Linhay is visible on the 1842 Oare Tithe map and the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. This is not visible on the later 2nd Edition map, or the 2014 MasterMap. [1-4] Five named linhays were probably part of the Glenthorne designed landscape (MEM24547) and formed focal points on walks or drives around it. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1842. Oare Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <5> Report: Riley, H.. 2021. Archaeological survey at Glenthorne, Countisbury, Devon and Oare, Somerset, Exmoor National Park: The Combe SS 79947 49497 - The Towers SS 79425 49776. Hazel Riley. p6.



Grid reference Centred SS 7982 4912 (12m by 11m) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS74NE

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Record last edited

Mar 29 2022 2:39PM


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