MSO10554 - Cloutsham Farmhouse, Luccombe (Building)


A 17th Century Farmhouse, probably on the site of an earlier dwelling. It was enlarged by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland in 1869 and partly rebuilt after a fire in 1916.

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Farmhouse. Probably C17 on site of earlier dwelling, enlargement dated 1869, partly rebuilt after fire in 1916. The building has an L-shape plan.h large C19 extension on South. The farm was enlarged by Sir Thomas Dyke Acland and is frequently mentioned in the literature on stag hunting on Exmoor. [1-3] The building has a Swiss Alpine design. [4] The building was visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 5. [5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: 5/6/1985. 34th List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, District of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Monograph: Healey, C.E.C. 1901. History of part of West Somerset.
  • <3> Monograph: Turner, W.J.. 1947. Exmoor Village. Harrap. Pl. V, P. 77.
  • <4> Report: Richardson, I. + Teare, B.. 2006. Cloutsham Farm Archaeology Survey. P. 20, 42.
  • <5> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1517417, Extant 17 March 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 8926 4312 (23m by 20m)
Map sheet SS84SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5): 444/5/41
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MEM15267
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE182
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1517417
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 31027

Record last edited

Mar 17 2022 11:48AM


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