MEM23158 - Scoresdown Farm, Brendon (Building)


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

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site is shown as open fields on the 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The 1946-8 Royal Air Force aerial photographs show a small building situated at SS 7360 4669. Its function is not clear. [2] The site is now labelled Scoresdown Farm and shows a group of large modern agricultural buildings adjacent to a house named 'Ridgeview', which may or may not act as the farmhouse. [3] The farmstead was visited in January 1997. It was noted to be 20th Century in date. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <4> Report: Schofield, J.. 1997. Exmoor Farmsteads: An evaluation of old steadings within Exmoor National Park. Farm reference 122.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor Farmsteads Survey 1996-1997 (4): 122
  • Local List Status (No)



Grid reference Centred SS 7354 4669 (146m by 112m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS74NW

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Record last edited

Apr 26 2020 8:28PM


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