MSO8156 - Post-medieval deer park at Combe Sydenham (Monument)

Summary

The deer park was established by the 17th Century. In 1911, it was 13 acres in extent, and stocked with deer.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A park was established at Combe Sydenham (MSO8142) by the 17th century and in 1911 it had 13 acres stocked with red and fallow deer. [1,2] Additional Bibliography. [3-5] "Deer park" printed on 1904 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. [6] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [7,8]

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Serial: Somerset Record Society [series] . 67 65.
  • <2> Serial: Dunning, R. W. (editor). 1985. A History of the County of Somerset. Oxford University Press for the Institute of Historical Research. 5. 178.
  • <3> Monograph: Page, W. (editor). 1911. The Victoria History of the County of Somerset. Archibald Constable and Company, Limited (London). 2. 570.
  • <4> Monograph: the Rev William H P Greswell. 1905. The forests and deer parks of the County of Somerset . 253, 259.
  • <5> Monograph: Whitaker, J.. 1892. A descriptive list of the deer-parks and paddocks of England. Ballantyne Hanson. 133.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1904. 25" sheet. 48(13).
  • <7> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 188357, Extant 28 May 2022.
  • <8> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 975293, Extant 28 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 07 36 (386m by 352m)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish STOGUMBER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11608
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8189
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE28
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE52
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 188357
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975293
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34032

Record last edited

May 28 2022 8:42PM

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