MEM23252 - Lower Sherdon Farm (Building)

Summary

The farmstead is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The farmstead is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps in a similary form to its present layout. This consists of a farmhouse at SS 7992 3526 with a linear range of structures at SS 7990 3523. Both are orientated northeast to southwest. [1-3] The farmstead was viewed from a distance in January 1997. The house was said to look 19th Century in date, though much altered and with blockwork horse accommodation on its end. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Farm reference 190.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7991 3524 (65m by 71m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor Farmsteads Survey 1996-1997 (4): 190

Record last edited

Jan 15 2015 1:42PM

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