MMO1016 - Post-medieval water meadow east of Steart Farm (Monument)

Summary

The possible remains of post-medieval field gutter system east of Steart Farm, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1946. Both the farm and water meadow are now submerged.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The possible remains of a Post Medieval water meadow, known locally as a Catch Water Irrigation System, are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. Four ditches, or field gutters, extend east from Steart Farm. They are centred at SS 9687 2934. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NE.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1420 3308-9 15-APR-1946.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9688 2934 (105m by 84m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9030
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE65
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133870

Record last edited

May 29 2018 3:03PM

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