MMO727 - Post-medieval water meadow south and east of Hills Farm (Monument)

Summary

Post medieval field gutters visible on vertical air photographs taken in 1947, now submerged under Wimbleball Reservoir.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post medieval field gutters to the south and east of Hills Farm, visible on vertical air photographs, now submerged under Wimbleball Reservoir. These irrigation ditches ran northward and originally linked up to the larger system of ditches associated with Woolcotts and Hurscombe Cottages, described separately in MMO728. [1]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1152-3 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9706 3081 (278m by 846m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8922
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE54
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120538

Record last edited

Jan 16 2013 4:50PM

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