MMO564 - Post-medieval water meadow at Upcott Farm (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system at Upcott Farm, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A system of post medieval field gutters is clearly visible on vertical aerial photographs to the east of Upcott Farm. These features which are centred at SS 914 359, extend northwards to Quarme Bridge. [1-3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 37.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4345, 4346.
  • <3> Archive: Dyer, C.A.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1089208, Extant 2 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9154 3609 (506m by 570m) (3 map features)
Map sheet SS93NW

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11894
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8599
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW39
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089208
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34472

Record last edited

May 2 2022 10:10PM


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