MSO10306 - Post-medieval tower in Tower Plantation (Monument)

Summary

A tower shown on historic mapping and is still extant.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

'The Tower' shown on Ordnance Survey map of c1904. [1] Apparent on 2005 map. [2] The feature is also depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [3] The tower is not shown on the Tithe Map for Brompton Regis; however, a small land parcel is shown c.60 metres to the north within the same plantation. This is labelled 1387, and is described as "Garden and Tower", suggesting that it has been mislabelled or mislocated on this map (or has since been moved). [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. c.1904. Second Edition.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2005. Landline. [Mapped feature: #39422 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: 1841. Kings Brompton Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9370 2860 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18443

Record last edited

Mar 22 2021 8:37PM

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