MSO9268 - Yeanicombe Farm (Monument)


Yeanicombe Farm was occupied in 1836. The site is now marked only by a few earthen banks.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of Yeanicombe farm, which was occupied in 1836 and covered 34 acres. [1] The site of Yeanicombe lies at SS 9066 3853 140 m south of Luckwell Bridge and at the western end of a lime quarry. Only a few traces of earthen banks now mark its site. [2] A single building occupies the site on the 1842 Tithe Map. [3] No farm buildings are shown on the 1st or 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [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> Article in serial: Aston, M. 1983. Deserted Farmsteads on Exmoor and the 1327 lay subsidy. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 127. 91.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Various. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 4 November 1997.
  • <3>XY Map: 1842. Cutcombe Tithe Map and Apportionment. [Mapped feature: #39614 ]
  • <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. 1089150, Extant 21 February 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11186
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW25
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089150
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33516



Grid reference Centred SS 906 385 (32m by 55m) Centred on
Map sheet SS93NW

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Record last edited

Feb 21 2022 8:46PM


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