MEM23395 - Lorna Doone Farm, Churchtown, Parracombe (Building)


The farmhouse appears to date from the late 19th Century.

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The area is shown as blank fields on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map but, by the time the 2nd Edition map was surveyed, the main farmhouse at SS 6746 4478 had been constructed. It since appears to have been little altered. [1-4] Lorna Doone Farm is rendered with a slate roof and dates from the late 19th Century, built in traditional style with some remaining sash windows. [5] The building is mentioned in the 2019 Conservation Area Appraisal for Parracombe. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <5> Report: Fisher, J.. 2004. Parracombe: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 15.
  • <6> Report: Pratt, N. and Thurlow, T.. 2019. Parracombe Conservation Area: appraisal document. Exmoor National Park Authority. p 31, Figure 29.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local Heritage List Status (Proposed)



Grid reference Centred SS 6746 4477 (17m by 15m) MasterMap
Map sheet SS64SE

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Record last edited

Oct 27 2022 1:43PM


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