MSO6923 - Post-medieval Wintershead Cottages (Monument)

Summary

Wintershead Cottages are shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1891. The area is now occupied by a modern house and garden.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Wintershead Cottages are shown on the 1st and 2nd Ordnance Survey maps. [1,2] The cottages are visible as a building with a roof on the 1947 aerial photographs. [3] The cottages are still depicted on the 1962 6 inch mapping. [4] The houses are ruinous on the 1971 aerial photographs. [5, 7] The area was seen to be occupied by a modern house and garden during field investigation in 1994. [6]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1903.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4450.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <5> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 7736.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 27 October 1994.
  • <7> Aerial photograph: September 19. HSL.UK.71-178 Run 77. 9263.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7747 3675 (25m by 21m)
Map sheet SS73NE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11055
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 NE29
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1099613
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33194

Record last edited

Oct 22 2013 2:32PM

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