MSO11843 - Higher Linhay, Exford (Monument)


A small building is shown on historic mapping but has since been removed.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Banks or broken walls forming three sides of a rectangular enclosure seen on aerial photographs. The Ordnance Survey map states it is named "Higher Linhay". [1] Small building and "Higher Linhay" marked on 1962 map. [4] Not shown on 1979 map. [5] The site is a clear plot on the Tithe Map for Exford. [6] The 1st and 2nd Edition show two small enclosures and a small building at SS 8542 3922. These are labelled "Higher Linhay". [7,8] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [9]

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4310.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-178 Run 85. 9330.
  • <3> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. SS8539D.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS83NE.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1979. 1:10,000 SS83NE.
  • <6> Map: 1840. Exford Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <8> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <9> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974763, Extant 21 September 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO6777
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE68
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974763
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34421



Grid reference Centred SS 8542 3922 (32m by 39m) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS83NE

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Record last edited

Sep 21 2021 2:28PM


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