MSO12167 - Hemlawn Linhay, Oare (Monument)

Summary

Hemlawn Linhay is shown on historic mapping. It may have formed part of the designed landscape around Glenthorne.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The site is clear on the Oare Tithe Map of 1842. [1] "Hemlawn linhay" was visible on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey mapping. [2,3] The site was not visible on the 1975 map. [4] Five named linhays were probably part of the Glenthorne designed landscape (MEM24547) and formed focal points on walks or drives around it. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1842. Oare Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1975. 1:10,000 SS84NW.
  • <5> Report: Riley, H.. 2021. Archaeological survey at Glenthorne, Countisbury, Devon and Oare, Somerset, Exmoor National Park: The Combe SS 79947 49497 - The Towers SS 79425 49776. Hazel Riley. p6.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8014 4898 (8m by 10m) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS84NW
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35140

Record last edited

Aug 11 2021 9:56AM

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