MSO11320 - Blackford deserted farmstead (Monument)

Summary

The medieval farmstead of Blackford was shown as a small farm of 24 acres on the Stoke Pero Tithe Map of 1841. Only a cottage now remains.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Adam de Blakeford mentioned in 1327 Lay Subsidy Roll. [1] Small enclosures shown on OSAD 6" map. [2] Cottage and a few earthworks seen. [3] Stoke Pero tithe map shows a small farm here of 24 acres. [4,5] The 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map shows three small buildings occupying the same footprint as the current cottage. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Serial: Dickinson, F.H.. 1889. Kirby's Quest for Somerset. 180.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS84SE.
  • <3> Unassigned: Aston, M. 01.03.77. Somerset County Council. Site visit, 12 February 1977.
  • <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. 94.
  • <5> Map: 1841. Stoke Pero Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 862 439 (57m by 157m)
Map sheet SS84SE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7350
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7410
  • National Monuments Record reference: 44458
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SE43
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 36078
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 524509
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33675

Record last edited

Oct 13 2014 9:58AM

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