MEM24698 - 19th Century building east of Exford Bridge (Monument)


The building is shown in an illustration dating to 1887. It appears to have been demolished during the mid to late 20th Century.

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A rectangular outbuilding is shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at . [1] The building is also shown on the 25 inch 2nd Edition map. [2] The site is clear on the Tithe Map for Exford. [3] The building appears to be extant on aerial photographs taken by the Royal Air Force in 1946-8. [4] The building is not shown on 2018 MasterMap data. [5] An illustration drawn by John William North for an article by Richard Jefferies in 1883 depicts the building as a wooden structure with a thatched roof. [6,7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #46225 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <6> Monograph: Lauder, R.A.. 1993. Exmoor travellers. Alan Sutton Publishing Limited. 1st Edition. 69.
  • <7> Article in serial: Jefferies, R.. 1888. Summer in Somerset. The English Illustrated Magazine. 5, 1887-1888. p35-46. 39.



Grid reference Centred SS 8528 3835 (10m by 12m)
Map sheet SS83NE

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Record last edited

Jul 24 2019 4:26PM


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