MEM23755 - Early 20th Century kennels west of Coombe Farm (Building)

Summary

A kennels built in 1900 for the Quarme Harriers, which was disbanded at the beginning of World War Two. It is now named "Quarme".

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site is shown as a wooded plot on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [1] The 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map shows a kennels at SS 8525 3917. [2] The kennels is now named "Quarme". It appears to preserve the same plan as shown on the 2nd Edition map. [3] In 1900, the Quarme Harriers had their headquarters at Exford. At one stage, they were based at Edgcott but in 1900 they were taken over by Major M Greig, who built a cottage and kennels at Dinway, up Coombe Lane. They were disbanded at the beginning of World War Two. [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. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <4> Monograph: Hamilton, C.M.. 1953. A history of Exford. N/A. 1st Edition. 35.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8525 3917 (19m by 29m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 14 2019 4:44PM

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