MEM15229 - Post-medieval leat from Bossington Village to Porlock Marsh (Monument)

Summary

Over two kilometres of leat running from Bossington Village to Porlock Marsh, north of Porlock Marsh Decoy.

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Full Description

Approximatley 2.4 kilometres of leat of probable post-medieval date, either in use or surviving as low earthworks, running northwest from Bossington Village to Porlock Marsh. The leat possibly supplied a water meadow, location unspecified, to the eastern end of the earthwork. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P. 23.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8863 4796 (1909m by 684m)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish SELWORTHY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 2 fluvial & tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 fluvial & tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial and tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 fluvial and tidal
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 tidal
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA141456
  • Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:07PM

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