MMO3803 - Post-medieval water meadow or drainage system around Town Lane (Monument)

Summary

Ditches seen as earthworks on aerial photographs may simply be field drains or could be the remains of a post-medieval water meadow, know locally as a catch meadow.

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Full Description

Ditches seen as earthworks on aerial photographs to either side of Town Lane in Barton Town may simply be field drains or could be the remains of a post-medieval water meadow, know locally as a catch meadow. They are centred at SS 6811 4057. [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 Unpublished document: Winton, H.. 1999.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: Challacombe, West Devon, 20 December 1999.
  • <2>XY Archive: Winton, H.. 1999. RCHME: Challacombe Project, Devon. AF1301145. [Mapped features: #34721 ; #34722 ; #34723 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1505848, Extant 15 November 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 6810 4055 (132m by 180m) (3 map features)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE165
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1505848

Record last edited

Nov 15 2021 4:35PM

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