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Slade Barn

Hob Uid: 1028673
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Withypool and Hawkridge
Grid Ref : SS8555030210
Summary : Slade Barn is named after the deserted farmstead to the east. It lies in a small enclosure and has its entrance on the northern side. It is believed to be of post medieval date.
More information : Centred at SS 85553021 is an out-farm with a bank barn annotated by the OS as "Slade Barn" (1) after the deserted farmstead site to the east (SS 83 SE 16). The barn lies on the top edge of a small, rectilinear enclosure.

The barn is cut into the bank to the north of the enclosure such that the higher, northern side is entered by the upper story. On this side there ia a large entrance in the centre with no lintel before it reaches the roof, and a small window to one side.

The lower side is entered from the small enclosure. On this side there are two arched entrances (of same design as SS 83 SE 48). Above these at the same level as the upper entrance is another arched opening which has been blocked up using breeze-blocks. To either side of the entrances is a small window. (1,2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1978 1:10000 SS 83 SE
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Chapman HP 09-FEB-1995 RCHME Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Barn, Enclosure
Evidence : Ruined Building, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 34334
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 83 SE 49
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31