MSO7486 - Farm site at Chapmans Cottage (Monument)


A small farm documented in 1712, represented by a farmhouse on the Tithe Map of 1843. The site is now occupied by Bakers Cottages, but banks and walls forming a small enclosure around the buildings are visible on aerial photographs.

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A small farmhouse is shown on tithe map in 1843. [1] Lyndham estate rental of 1712 mentions"two tenements formerly Bakers and Chapmans". Now occupied by Bakers Cottages. [2] Banks and walls can be seen on aerial photographs dating from 1947, forming a small enclosure around the buildings. [3] The buildings are labelled as "Baker's Farm Cottages" on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. The present buildings on the site appear to be those still extant. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: 1843. Luxborough Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <2> 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> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 9638.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3294.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.



Grid reference Centred SS 9672 3899 (155m by 202m)
Map sheet SS93NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11406
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE69
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128196
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33762

Record last edited

Jul 18 2018 11:42AM


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