MMO591 - Post-medieval water meadow with ridge and furrow at Higher Hone (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system and possibly earlier ridge and furrow at Higher Hone, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval water meadow system at Higher Hone noted on air photos of 1947. [1,2] Linear ditches associated with the water meadow system were visible on vertical aerial photographs in fields to the west of Higher and Lower Hone. These ditches appear to be incorporated into a ridge and furrow system which may be earlier in date. [3-5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 40.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3158.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3157-8 (23 June 1947).
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F62) 0273-4 (27 April 1964).
  • <5> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9240 3263 (175m by 406m) (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): MSO11890
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8592
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW34
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1095111
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34468

Record last edited

Dec 6 2016 9:16PM

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