MMO619 - (Monument)

Summary

A short section of contour leat is visible as an earthwork. NNE of Warren Farm. It was possibly created by digging a ditch against the upslope of a field bank which may be the remains of a field system. This leat is one of several recorded individually that is in fact part of the substantial water meadow system now recorded under NMR UID 1475879.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

See summary (1-2) A short leat is visible on aerial photographs as an earthwork north-north-east of Warren Farm, Exmoor. It measures approximately 85 metres in length, and appears to be part of the extensive water meadow system around Prayway Meads, The Warren and Warren Farm (3). See NMR UID 1457879.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR OS/95026 134-136 12-MAR-1995.
  • --- Unpublished document: Eardley-Wilmot, H.. 1981. Worksheet in Devon HER. McDonnell R, 1985, Recommendations for the management of archaeological sites.
  • --- Aerial photograph: KING, LK. Aerial photograph. AP.SCPD.HSL.UK 71-177 run 79, 9282 September 1971.
  • --- Archive: 2007-2009. Exmoor National Park NMP: SS 74 SE. MD002183.

Map

No mapped location recorded.

Location

Grid reference Not recorded
Map sheet Not recorded
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park Authority HER number: MSO6891
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1102018
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33085

Record last edited

Mar 26 2018 10:35AM

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