MEM23158 - Scoresdown Farm, Brendon (Building)

Summary

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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7354 4669 (146m by 112m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor Farmsteads Survey 1996-1997 (4): 122

Record last edited

Apr 26 2020 8:28PM

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