MMO715 - Post-medieval water meadows and linear banks south of Holworthy Farm (Monument)

Summary

Post-medieval water meadows and linear banks are visible on vertical aerial photographs.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 9780 3065. Post-medieval water meadows (also known as a catch meadow irrigation system), visible on vertical air photographs, in fields to the south of Holworthy Farm. The water meadows extend south-eastwards towards Lyddon's Ground and these may relate to the deserted farmstead described in record SS93SE 8. Linear banks, probably field boundaries are also visible, those to the north of the farm at SS 9790 3085, possibly relating to a trackway. [1-4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1420 3478-9 (15 April 1946).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/77037 218 (26 November 1977).
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. ENP AF94IRFC/88 1064 (6 October 1994).
  • <4> Archive: Dyer, C.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1120172, Extant 4 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9796 3059 (982m by 624m) (3 map features)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8912
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE42
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1120172

Record last edited

May 4 2022 4:35PM

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