MMO575 - Post-medieval water meadow at Honeywell Farm (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval water meadow system is visible on vertical 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 seen as earthworks in fields surrounding Honeywell Farm. These features which are visible on vertical aerial photographs were plotted during the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. [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 Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984.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. 40.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE.UK.1980 4345-4346 (April 1947).
  • <3>XY Archive: Dyer, C.A.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NW. AF1129721. [Mapped features: #35083 ; #35084 ]
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1089219, Extant 2 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9161 3713 (179m by 283m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SS93NW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11905
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7184
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NW50
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1089219
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34483

Record last edited

May 2 2022 10:41PM

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