MDE20470 - Modern watering trough south of North Radworthy Farm (Non-antiquity)


A concrete watering trough was mistakenly believed to be the remains of a building on historic aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Building remains were recorded from aerial photographs in a small enclosure southwest of North Radworthy. [1,2] A feature was noted on aerial photographs and interpreted as a building. RCHME field investigation proved this to be a concrete trough used for watering animals. [3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980.4375 (April 1947).
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7533b. [Mapped feature: #44640 SS7533b]
  • <3> Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. Unknown field investigator and date (?c.1993).
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1053914, Extant 6 October 2021.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 17856
  • Devon SMR: SS73SE/520
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE13276
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE520
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1053914



Grid reference Centred SS 7516 3390 (40m by 34m)
Map sheet SS73SE

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Record last edited

Oct 6 2021 11:45AM


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