MSO11178 - Post-medieval farm southwest of West Stowey (Monument)


A farm is shown here on the Tithe Map for Cutcombe, but had been removed by the end of the 19th Century.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This is the area of a deserted farm. [1] Small enclosures and isolated building shown on 1962 map. [2] Was a farm in 1842 with house and barton. [3,4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5] The farmstead had been relocated to the northeast by the time the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was surveyed. There are no buildings shown at the original site of the farmstead. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, Somerset County Council, 8 November 1977.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS83NE.
  • <3>XY Map: 1842. Cutcombe Tithe Map and Apportionment. [Mapped feature: #47519 ]
  • <4> Article in serial: Aston, M. 1983. Deserted Farms on Exmoor and the Lay subsidy of 1327 in West Somerset. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 127. 91.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974545, Extant 6 September 2021.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9236
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE33
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974545
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33508



Grid reference Centred SS 8962 3874 (139m by 127m)
Map sheet SS83NE

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Record last edited

Nov 18 2021 4:03PM


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