MSO7939 - 20th Century sheepfold on Porlock Allotment (Monument)


A sheepfold is marked on the Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Map of 1962.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Sheepfold" printed the 1962 map. [1] Not marked on 1978 map. [2] The sheepfold is not shown on the 1st or 2nd edition Ordnace Survey mapping, suggesting it is 20th century in date. [3,4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. SS84SW.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1978. 1:10,000 Map, 1978. 1:10,000. SS84SW.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1896. County Series, First Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 974840, Extant 19 June 2021.



Grid reference Centred SS 8371 4479 (64m by 56m)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11568
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW119
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 974840
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33965

Record last edited

Jun 19 2021 10:26PM


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