MEM23066 - Brockenbarrow Farm (Monument)

Summary

The farm dates from the mid to late 20th Century.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The farmstead is not shown on any historic mapping or on the 1946-8 aerial photographs. [1-4] The farmstead was visited in December 1996. The surveyor had not had sight of historic mapping for the area. It was thought the buildings dated from the 19th Century but had been modernised in the 20th Century. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1839. Challacombe 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> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <5> Report: Schofield, J.. 1997. Exmoor Farmsteads: An evaluation of old steadings within Exmoor National Park. Farm reference 15.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6652 4181 (81m by 178m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor Farmsteads Survey 1996-1997 (4): 15

Record last edited

Oct 23 2014 2:28PM

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