MMO572 - Post-medieval water meadow at Vinnicombe Farm (Monument)


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

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post medieval water meadow system was visible on vertical aerial photographs at Vinnicombe Farm. The majority of this system lies to the south of the farms building complex, within OS quarter sheet SS 93 SW. [3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Francis, P.T.H.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the "Catch Meadow" Irrigation Systems Found in the Exmoor Region of West Somerset. 38.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: KING, LK. Aerial photograph. CPE.UK.1980 3343-3344 April 1947.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 2153-4 23-JAN-1947.
  • <4> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721.



Grid reference Centred SS 9414 3504 (162m by 111m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NW

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Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11902
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7183
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW47
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1089216
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34480

Record last edited

Dec 14 2012 12:48PM


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