MMO3797 - Post-medieval water management feature southwest of Holwell Wood (Monument)

Summary

The possible remains of a post medieval drains or a water meadow system, known locally as a catchwater meadow, are visible on aerial photographs as earthworks.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The possible remains of a post-medieval drain or a water meadow system, known locally as a catchwater meadow, are visible on aerial photographs, as earthworks. Two ditches extend for up to 120 metres in a northeast to southwest direction and appear to cut through medieval strip fields (see MDE10861). The two ditches are centred at SS 6699 4405 and each are centred at SS 6696 4405 and SS 6700 4404. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Winton, H.. 1999. RCHME/EH Aerial Photographers Comment. RCHME: Parracombe, West Devon, 20 December 1999/.
  • <2>XY Archive: Winton, H.. 1999. RCHME: Parracombe Project, Devon. AF1301153. [Mapped feature: #47621 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1505827, Extant 13 October 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6700 4404 (144m by 127m)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1505827

Record last edited

Oct 13 2021 3:53PM

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