MEM24737 - Exmoor House, Exford (Building)


The property is shown on historic mapping. It was a hotel in the 1960s and is now a tea rooms.

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Full Description

The Tithe Map for Exford depicts a rectangular building abutting the north side of the main road through the centre of Exford at SS 8528 3837. It is labelled 1201, which the Apportionment describes as a house, owned and occupied by William Balmond Junior. [1] It is shown in a similar layout but with a small addition to the rear on the 25 inch 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] The building is now labelled Exmoor House. It has been extended to the rear. [4] The property has a rendered front and side, with a slate roof. The front doors have a decorative fanlight under a hipped hood. There is now a tea room occupying the building, which is accessed from the rear extension of the property. [5] Exmoor House had three single and 13 double beds in 1962. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 1201.
  • <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> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. ENPA archaeologist field visit. Catherine Dove, 6 August 2019.
  • <6> Report: Gibbs. 1962. Exford Village Survey. 9.



Grid reference Centred SS 8528 3838 (12m by 20m)
Map sheet SS83NE

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2019 2:39PM


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