MEM23010 - Late 19th or early 20th Century sluice near Blackford (Monument)


A sluice is visible on historic mapping. It may or may not be still extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A 20th Century sluice was visible on the 2nd and 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. This was no longer visible on the 2014 MasterMap. [1-3] The site was visited as part of a walkover survey in 2021; however, the condition of the sluice was not visible due to dense vegetation along field boundaries. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1933-1938. County Series, Third Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap.
  • <4> Report: Toop, N.. 2021. Heritage Impact Assessment: River Aller floodplain reconnection, Holnicote Estate, Somerset. FAS Heritage. p 33.



Grid reference SS 9205 4538 (point) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS94NW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (3)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Coastal Risk 2014: Flood Zone 3 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 2 fluvial
  • Coastal Risk 2016: Flood Zone 3 fluvial

Record last edited

Nov 8 2021 1:46PM


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