MMO2445 - Post-medieval or modern drainage channels (Monument)

Summary

Drainage channels of possible post-medieval or early twentieth century date are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks on Wellshead Allotment.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drainage channels of possible post-medieval or early twentieth century date are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks on Wellshead Allotment. The drains take a simple dendritic form, with branch-like side drains up to 100 metres long emptying into a central trunk drain over 140 metres in length, centred on SS 83504156. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR MAL/76048 033 25-JUL-1976.
  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 84 SW. MD002184.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 8353 4157 (169m by 184m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1477680

Record last edited

Apr 7 2020 10:58PM

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