MSO7472 - Allercotts deserted farmstead, Luxborough (Monument)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
Earthworks covering ruined walls of deserted farm site.  Also called Raleigh cottages from Raleigh (or Roadway) Wood. Of 17th Century date when they went with Langham and later Nurcombe Farms. Occupied until 1947 then pulled down. Referred to in 1841.  Shown on 1904 25 inch Ordnance Survey map in open field.  A single building shows at c.SS 97964 37474 on the 1843 Tithe Map for Luxborough. It also appears on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [6,7,3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. 
- <1> SEM8675 Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, SCPD, 2 December 1976.
- <2> SSO2101 Article in serial: Williams, E.F.. 1978. Parish surveys in Somerset two: Luxborough. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 2. 12.
- <3> SEM7190 Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1904, 47(9).
- <4> SSO708 Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 9737.
- <5> SSO289 Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4333.
- <6> SSO294 Map: 1843. Luxborough Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <7> SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
- <8> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1128066, Extant 25 April 2022.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 9796 3747 (94m by 74m)|
|Civil Parish||LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1128066 (Original Monarch entry: 1128066)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11381
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE55
- National Park
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1128066
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33737
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Apr 25 2022 8:02PM
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