MEM24738 - New Central Garage, Exford (Building)

Summary

The building dates to the early to mid 20th Century. It is rendered.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

In 1962 a garage was noted at the foot of Church Hill in Exford. [1] The garage is depicted and labelled on 2018 MasterMap data at SS 8538 3837. [2] It is visible on aerial photographs taken of the site by the Royal Air Force in 1946-8. [3] The building is rendered and is of two storeys. The ground floor is high and the front elevation has four large sliding garage doors which are glazed with 6 by 5 glass panels in their upper scetions, giving access to the workshop entrance. The upper floor has a small central round window flanked by tripartite sash windows on either side. There is a large brick chimney on the eastern elevation of the property, under which is a lean to entrance and access to another larger lean to extension. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Gibbs. 1962. Exford Village Survey. 9.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 -1948. Vertical Aerial Photography.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. ENPA archaeologist field visit. Catherine Dove, 20 August 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8538 3837 (15m by 18m)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2019 2:53PM

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