MEM23880 - Withypool (Place)

Summary

The historic core of Withypool has been mapped using historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The historic core of Withypool has been mapped using historic mapping available to the HER. The settlement may have other buried features outside of this extent. [1-4] An account of how the flood in August 1952 affected Withypool is given in the 1981 Exmoor Review. There was no loss of life but much damage. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1839. Withypool 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> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 1 September 2017.
  • <5> Serial: Exmoor Society. 1959-present. Exmoor Review. Volume 22 (1981), "Withypool in the 1952 flood", p67-70 (H Eardley-Wilmot).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8464 3553 (498m by 269m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS83NW
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Historic Parish WITHYPOOL

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Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local Plan - Historic Core

Record last edited

May 18 2020 1:14PM

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