MEM24114 - Possible 20th Century building west of Emmett's Grange (Building)

Summary

The remains of a building include stone, brick and concrete visible through the turf. It is likely to date to the 20th Century.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7477 3692. Stone and brick structure visible through the turf and measuring c. 6 metres by 3 metres. It incorporates concrete moulded 'half pipes' fragments of which are lying on the surface. The original nature and purpose of the structure are unknown, but given the concrete elements it is likely to date from the 20th Century. [1] The building is not depicted on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] A roughly square roofed structure can be seen on aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force in 1946-8. [4] The building is not shown on modern MasterMap data. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Report: Bray, L., Green, T., Wapshott, E. + Walls, S.. 2011. Emmett's Grange, Exmoor, Somerset: Management plan and archaeological assessment. Appendix 1, p46.
  • <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. 1904, Somerset 44(16).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7477 3691 (17m by 17m)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Report Site Reference: 19 SEM7641

Record last edited

Apr 25 2018 6:13PM

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