Deserted Farmstead, Grexy Combe, North Hill, Holnicote Estate

Record ID:  115435 / MNA167488
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: Scheduled Monument
NT Property:  Holnicote Estate; South West
Civil Parish:  Minehead Without; West Somerset; Somerset
Grid Reference:  SS 9406 4791
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Summary

a deserted medieval farmstead at the head of a small stream running west into Grexy Combe.

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Monument Types

  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Description

a deserted medieval farmstead at the head of a small stream running west into Grexy Combe.At least four building platforms can be seen, with stony banks up to 0.4m high. Some of the buildings are on platforms heavily terraced into the hillside. The settlement may be related to the field system to the east (partially NT, NMR no 115441). The site was identified by Mrs B Osborn when she researched Minehead Without parish.
Condition: good

References

  • SZN48220 - Unpublished document: Isabel Richardson. 2001. Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate, Somerset.

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Associated Events

  • ENA3149 - Field Survey, Archaeological Survey of the Holnicote Estate 2001

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