MSO11527 - Pound, west of Porlock (Building)

Summary

A pound shown on the Ordnance Survey 25 inch map of 1904 and the 6 inch map of 1962. It is still extant on modern mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The pound is shown on historic mapping. [1-5] This is mentioned by D Corner as being 'The Manor Pound'. He states the present pound dates from 1844 and previously, it was on the left of the old entrance to Court Place. [6]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" S84NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904, 34(1).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1931. 6" sheet 34NW.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 6 inch / 1962.
  • <6> Monograph: Corner, Dennis. 1992. Porlock in Those Days. Exmoor Books. p47, 89.
  • <7> Report: Pratt, N.. 2013. Porlock Conservation Area: Appraisal Document.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8826 4688 (8m by 11m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7968
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE27
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1127296
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33922

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:23PM

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