MEM23740 - 19th Century kennels west of Exford (Building)


A group of kennels were built in 1875 to house the Devon and Somerset Staghounds.

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The site is shown as open fields on the Exford Tithe Map. [1] A large group of kennel buildings are shown and labelled gathered on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at c. SS 8489 3835. [2] The buildings are again shown on the 2nd Edition map, with some additional buildings around the periphery of the site. [3] The kennels are still mostly extant, although the buildings to the northwest of the site have mostly been removed and it has instead been extended to the northeast. [4] In 1875 Mr Bisset, Master of the Devon and Somerset Staghounds built kennels and stables in Exford. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <5> Monograph: Hamilton, C.M.. 1953. A history of Exford. N/A. 1st Edition. 27, 33.



Grid reference Centred SS 8488 3837 (191m by 126m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS83NW

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Record last edited

Aug 14 2019 4:27PM


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