MSO11755 - Post-medieval building remains east of Bigmoor (Monument)

Summary

The earthworks of several buildings were noted on aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Flush marks in field suggesting two or three buildings with small gardens were noted on aerial photographs to the north of Uppington. [1-3] SS 8544 3556. Richard McDonnell indicates that around Uppington, a farm still in use, there are earthworks of several buildings, probably post-medieval. [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. [5,6] There are no buildings shown here on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, nor on the Withypool Tithe Map. [7,8]

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4356.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-178 Run 85. 9326.
  • <3>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. ss8535. [Mapped feature: #47523 ]
  • <4> Serial: Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1851-. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. Volume 127 (1983), P102.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974635, Extant 13 September 2021.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 867413, Extant 13 September 2021.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <8> Map: 1839. Withypool Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8543 3556 (108m by 92m)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8696
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8722
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE51
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE72
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 867413
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974635
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34323

Record last edited

Sep 13 2021 8:37PM

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