MEM23022 - Post-medieval seat on North Hill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval seat was visible on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey maps. This was no longer visible on the 2nd Edition map. This is thought to be one of the features provided by the Lutterell family in the 19th Century to improve the area.

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A post-medieval seat was visible on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey maps. This was no longer visible on the 2nd Edition map. [1, 2] This is thought to be one of the features provided by the Lutterell family in the 19th Century to improve the area. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #41864 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Sophie Thorogood, 25 September 2014.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9594 4759 (4m by 5m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD WITHOUT, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Mar 2 2021 2:35PM

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