MMO3591 - Post-medieval leat west of Combe Sydenham (Monument)

Summary

A substantial post-medieval leat is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork. It lies close to a former corn mill and was probably related to industrial activity here. Part of the leat is still depicted on the Ordnance Survey 2004 map.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A substantial post medieval leat is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork west of Combe Sydenham, Stogumber. Beginning at approximately ST 7044 3636, the leat follows the contours of the east facing slope for some 795 metres, fading from view at approximately ST 0721 3712. It lies close to a former corn mill (MSO8186) and was probably related to industrial activity here. It is depicted on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1888, and part of the leat is still depicted on the Ordnance Survey 1:10000 map of 2004. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3134-35 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1888.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1:10000 2004.
  • <4> Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: ST 03 NE. MD002178.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 0733 3673 (262m by 775m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish STOGUMBER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE100
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1497676

Record last edited

Oct 26 2015 11:49AM

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