MMO1080 - Post-medieval agricultural remains around Higher Broford (Monument)


Post-medieval field banks and possible field gutters in fields surrounding Higher Broford are visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post-medieval field banks are visible as earthworks on vertical aerial photographs, in fields surrounding Higher Broford. Two parallel ditches lie to the north of the farm and these may be field gutters relating to a post-medieval water meadow system. [1-2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1160-10 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Archive: Dyer, C.. 1998-1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1134114, Extant 9 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9146 3101 (299m by 336m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS93SW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9402
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW110
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1134114

Record last edited

May 9 2022 10:19PM


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