MMO1191 - Post-medieval water meadow north of Kingsbridge (Monument)

Summary

The remains of a post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1964. It is associated with the adjacent deserted farmsteads of Butchers and Monkhams.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The earthwork remains of water meadows associated with the adjacent deserted post medieval farmsteads of Butchers and Monkhams. The water meadows appear as fragmented ditches aligned parallel to the hill side. They survive as earthworks and were mapped from aerial photographs. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 41.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F62) 137 27-APR-1964.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9842 3813 (450m by 886m) (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): MSO11913
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7516
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE129
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1167232
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33739

Record last edited

Feb 4 2013 1:01PM

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