MMO1176 - Post-medieval water meadow around Nurcott Quarry (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

The remains of an extensive fragmented water meadow system assiciated with the deserted post medieval farmstead of Nurcott. The water meadows survive as numerous ditches which are visible as earthworks and have been mapped from aerial photographs. [1]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980/3293-4 11-APR-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9660 3906 (681m by 746m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11969
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7496
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7507
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE114
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE88
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128267
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1166548
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34583

Record last edited

Jul 18 2018 11:42AM

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