MEM22879 - Bickham Farm (Monument)

Summary

Part of Bickham Manor, the farmstead includes a yard of mostly 19th Century buildings with some earlier features apparently reused.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The farm is depicted on the Tithe Map for Timberscombe. [1] The farmstead is also depicted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, in a similar configuration to the Tithe Map. [2,3] The farmstead was visited in 1997. It is described as a yard of mostly 19th Century rubble buildings but with some earlier features apparently reused. To the south is noted a plain 20th Century house and to the west was a converted barn. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: 1843. Timberscombe Parish 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.
  • <4> Report: Schofield, J.. 1997. Exmoor Farmsteads: An evaluation of old steadings within Exmoor National Park. Farm reference 338.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9511 4178 (106m by 80m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Jan 7 2020 5:08PM

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