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Monument Number 974753

Hob Uid: 974753
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exford
Grid Ref : SS8567039640
Summary : This has been alleged to be the site of a deserted farm, located at Sharcott to the north of Exford. A recent (2010) source of information, however, suggests that there is a lack of evidence to confirm that the farm ever existed on this site.
More information : For details see source. (1-4)

According to this source, Richard McDonnell of the Western Archaeological Trust identified a series of earthworks, suggesting it is a former farm site. (5)

Feedback received via the PastScape website has stipulated that according to the Exmoor National Park Authority there is a lack of evidence to verify this site as that of a deserted farm. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1962
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Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : WAT 8539 SCPD
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Source Number : 3
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : CPE.UK.1980 4310 April 1947
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Source Number : 4
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : SCPD.HSL.UK 71-178 Run 85, 3990 Sept 1971
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Source Number : 5
Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Source details : Aston M
Page(s) : 93
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Vol(s) : 127, 1983
Source Number : 6
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : PastScape feedback received, 09-NOV-2010
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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 : Farmstead
Evidence : Conjectural Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 34419
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 83 NE 66
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, NAR/SMR DATA EXCHANGE PILOT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1986-01-01
End Date : 1986-12-31