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Monument Number 1094983

Hob Uid: 1094983
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Brompton Regis
Grid Ref : SS9488833820
Summary : Post medieval cottages, south of Armoor Farm and west of Smarmoor Farm, are recorded from documentary sources. The tithe map and award shows cottages and gardens in two small enclosures at this location. They were occupied by Michael Ridler and were part of Smarmoor Farm, 400m to the east (SS 93 SE 7). Late 19th century mapping shows a cottage, well and two small enclosures. The cottages had fallen into disuse by the early 20th century. To the east, at SS 949 338, a linear field bank is visible as an earthwork on vertical aerial photographs of the area.
More information : A deserted farm of medieval date south of Armoor Farm is recorded in the Somerset SMR from documentary sources (1,2). The tithe map and award shows cottages and gardens in two small enclosures at this location. They were occupied by Michael Ridler and were part of Smarmoor Farm, 400m to the east (3). Smarmoor Farm is a farmstead which fell into disuse in the early 20th century (SS 93 SE 7). Late 19th century mapping shows a cottage, well and two small enclosures, centred at SS 9485 3376 (6). The cottages had fallen into disuse by the early 20th century (1-7).

The enclosures associated with the cottages are marked on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch map of the area . To the east, at SS 949 338, a linear field bank is visible as an earthwork on vertical aerial photographs of the area. (8)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Map/OSAD/ 1962 6" SS93SW SCPD
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Map/OS 1904 25" 57(8) SCPD
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Source Number : 3
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Map, SCRO, Brompton Regis tithe map 1840
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Source Number : 4
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Pers comm, M Aston 14-NOV-1977
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Source Number : 5
Source : Deserted farmsteads on Exmoor and the Lay Subsidy of 1327 in West Somerset
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Source Number : 6
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1889 1st edition map, Somerset 57.8
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Source Number : 7
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Ordnance Survey 1973 1:2500 map, sheet SS 9433
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Source Number : 8
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : RAF CPE/UK/1944 3153-5 23-JAN-1947
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : House, Linear Feature
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Earthwork
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Farm, Linear Feature
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33399
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 93 SW 12
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: BRENDON HILLS MAPPING PROJECT, NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 1998-01-01
End Date : 1998-10-01