MMO675 - Medieval or post-medieval water meadow and ridge and furrow at Kings Brompton Farm (Monument)


Ridge and furrow, field boundaries and a field gutter system, in fields surrounding Kings Brompton Farm. They are visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947, and likely to be of medieval or post-medieval date.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A water meadow system, field boundaries and ridge and furrow, in fields surrounding Kings Brompton Farm. These features were visible on aerial photographs and are likely to be of medieval or post medieval date. This system lies on a steep sided stream valley and may, at its northen end, link up with that associated with Leigh Farm, described in record MMO676. Centred at SS 960 360. [1-4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984.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. 3152.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2028 4026-7 (19 May 1947).
  • <4> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.



Grid reference Centred SS 9608 3311 (603m by 747m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Historic Parish KINGS BROMPTON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11917
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8900
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE25
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1118244
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34496

Record last edited

Jan 16 2017 12:59PM


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