MEM23591 - 19th Century Hill Cottage northeast of Couple Cross (Monument)

Summary

Two buildings and an enclosure are shown on historic mapping. One of the buildings is still depicted on modern mapping as a ruin.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two buildings and associated enclosures are shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey Map at SS 9543 3877 and marked Hill Cottage. A well is also indicated at the site. A path leads to the house from the west, joining the roadway north of Couple Cross. [1] One building is labelled 'ruin' on the 2016 Mastermap and the enclosure is indicated. [2] No buildings are indicated in this position on Cutcombe Tithe Map, suggesting it was a later 19th century cottage and outbuilding. [3,4] Derelict building with two irregular depressions to the east and west were noted on aerial photographs. [5-7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <3> Map: 1842. Cutcombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Shirley Blaylock, 20 June 2016.
  • <5> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS9538D.
  • <6> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. CPE/UK/1980 3296 (April 1947).
  • <7> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. HSL/UK/71-177 95/8750 (September 1971).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 95426 38789 (90m by 67m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Apr 24 2018 3:42PM

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