MSO11360 - Post-medieval deserted farm northwest of Beer Barn (Monument)

Summary

A possible deserted farmstead site is indicted by pottery (post-medieval), glass, clay pipes and iron slag.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Pottery (post medieval), glass, clay pipes and iron slag were found by A Partridge. The field is ploughed and an area of darker soil with pottery shows up. There was a well to the west. A Bronze Age axe was also found in this field. [1] Possible deserted farm site. [2] No structures are shown in this location on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map or the Luccombe Tithe Map, other than a field boundary that runs northeast to southwest. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, Somerset County Council, 31 December 1976. [Mapped feature: #34416 ]
  • <2>XY Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, 8 August 1988. [Mapped feature: #34416 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Collard Cox, W.. 1841. Luccombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9134 4545 (113m by 105m)
Map sheet SS94NW
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (1)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33716

Record last edited

Dec 1 2020 3:36PM

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