MSO7963 - Buttercoombe's Well (Monument)

Summary

Buttercoombes Well is depicted and labelled on the Culbone Tithe Map of 1838. It takes the form of a pond at the head of a stream.

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Protected Status

Full Description

"Springs" printed on the Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division six inch map. [1] Buttercoombe's Well is depicted and labelled on the Tithe Map of 1838 at SS 8391 4738. It takes the form of a pool at the head of a stream. [2,3] The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps show two springs here but no pool. [4,5] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS84NW.
  • <2>XY Map: 1838. Culbone Tithe Map and Apportionment. [Mapped feature: #44562 ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. M Aston, 8 November 1977, Somerset County Council.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1127193, Extant 23 February 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8391 4738 (45m by 38m)
Map sheet SS84NW
Historic Parish CULBONE
Historic Parish PORLOCK
Civil Parish OARE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11554
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NW41
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1127193
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33950

Record last edited

Feb 23 2022 11:52AM

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