MEM24675 - Westermill Linhay, Exford (Monument)


The original site of the linhay is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Tithe Map for Exford depicts a building at SS 8201 4010. It is labelled 237, which is described in the Apportionment as "Western Mill: Linhay and Waste in Stoney Ham", noted as a "shed", owned by James Culverwell and occupied by William Williams. [1] The building is labelled Westermill Linhay on the 25 inch 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] The building still appears to be extant on the 1946-8 aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force. [4] This building is not shown on the 2018 MasterMap data. A new building labelled Westermill Linhay is positioned to the east at SS 8205 4008. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46156 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 8202 4010 (30m by 25m)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 12:17PM


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