MMO1127 - Post-medieval dam and ponds east of Buckland Farm (Monument)


A post-medieval dam and ponds, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1970. They appear to cut a series of trackways (MMO437).

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval dam (centred at ST 0111 3375) was seen as an earthwork and mapped from aerial photographs. The dam which is 40m long has a pond 50m long to the north of it. On the south side of the dam is an 80m by 10m cut feature which could be another pond. A third pond is visible at ST 0108 3372. All these features appear to cut a series of trackways (MMO437). [1,2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3145-3146 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. NMR OS/70387 501-502 25-SEP-1970.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, ST 03 SW.



Grid reference Centred ST 0110 3373 (74m by 130m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03SW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9054
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 SW57
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1165004

Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 9:40AM


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