MMO715 - Catch Water Meadows, South of Holworthy Farm, Brompton Regis (Monument)


Post-medieval water meadows and linear banks, at Holworthy Farm, visible on vertical air 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. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1420 3478-9 15-APR-1946.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAL/77037 218 26-NOV-1977.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. ENP AF94IRFC/88 1064 06-OCT-1994.



Grid reference Centred SS 9796 3059 (982m by 624m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE

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Other Statuses/References

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

Record last edited

Mar 21 2018 12:56PM


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