MMO676 - Post-medieval water meadow at Leigh Farm (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system south east of Leigh Farm, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1998. It may link up with that associated with Kings Brompton Farm.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A water meadow system (known locally as a catch meadow system) to the south east of Leigh Farm. This system lies on the west side of a steep sided stream valley and may link up with that associated with Kings Brompton Farm, described in record SS 93 SE 25. This system which is probably medieval or post medieval in date, is visible on aerial photographs and was mapped as part of the Brendon Hills Mapping Project. [3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 40.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1980 3152 April 1947.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 4026-27 19-MAY-1998.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9634 3373 (478m by 501m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11918
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8901
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE26
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1118248
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34497

Record last edited

Jan 9 2013 3:34PM

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