MMO589 - Post-medieval water meadow at Widlake Farm (Monument)

Summary

Fragments of 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 visible on air photos at Widlake Farm. [1,2] Fragments of a water meadow system were visible on vertical air photographs to the north-west of Widlake and were mapped as part of the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. [3,4]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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 3158 APR-1947.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 3345-6 11-APR-1947.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 2156-7 23-JAN-1947.
  • <5> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9250 3468 (299m by 191m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11888
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7172
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW32
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1095108
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34466

Record last edited

Dec 14 2012 12:39PM

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