MSO7431 - Medieval manor house at Luccombe (Monument)

Summary

The reputed site of the medieval manor house north of the church at Luccombe, where there are now gardens and tennis courts belonging to the vicarage. A large building is shown here on the Luccombe Tithe Map.

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Full Description

The reputed site of the medieval manor house north of the church at Luccombe, where there are now gardens and tennis courts belonging to the vicarage. [1] The Luccombe Tithe Map shows a building in this general location within a large garden (see MEM24706). The stables for the building are to the southwest (MEM22450). The house is labelled 606, which the Apportionment states was owned and occupied by the Reverend Thomas Fisher and was in Glebe ownership. [2] The building had been demolished and replaced by a new Rectory to the northwest (MEM22254) by the time the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map was surveyed. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, Somerset County Council. 31/12/1976.
  • <2>XY Map: Collard Cox, W.. 1841. Luccombe Tithe Map and Apportionment. Land parcel 606. [Mapped feature: #46235 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 910 446 (47m by 31m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11343
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW51
  • National Park
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086616
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33699

Record last edited

Jul 29 2020 10:58AM

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