MSO7474 - Will / Well farmstead (Monument)

Summary

A smallholding variously called Will or Well is recorded from the 16th Century. From at least 1767 a farm here was worked by another smallholding. A group of buildings is still shown on the Ordnance survey 1:10000 map of 1980.

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Full Description

A smallholding variously called Will, Well and Willis is recorded from the 16th Century. Free tenants in the 16th Century were lords of the manor of Luxborough Eve. From at least 1767 a farm here was worked by another shall holding and from 1809 by Nurcott which bought the property in 1923. [1] Not mentioned in Aston's list. [3] There is still a group of buildings here shown on the 1980 Ordnance survey map. [4] The Tithe Map shows a group of three buildings within this location. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Williams, E.F.. 1978. Parish surveys in Somerset two: Luxborough. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 2. 13.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 6" 1962.
  • <3> Article in serial: Aston, M. 1983. Deserted Farms on Exmoor and the Lay subsidy of 1327 in West Somerset. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 127. 95.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10000 1980.
  • <5> Map: 1843. Luxborough Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9660 3950 (89m by 88m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11385
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE57
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128072
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33741

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Sep 10 2020 8:14AM

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