MMO588 - Post-medieval water meadow at Lower Broford (Monument)

Summary

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

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval water meadow system at Lower Broford, Dulverton was noted from aerial photos. [1,2] Post-medieval field gutters are clearly visible on vertical aerial photographs in fields to the southeast of Broford and Little Broford, centred at SS 920 310 and SS 921 313. [3,4]

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. 40.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 1160 (April 1947).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1159-60 (23 January 1947).
  • <4> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9200 3110 (500m by 547m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11887
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9348
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW31
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1095107
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34465

Record last edited

Dec 6 2016 4:02PM

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