MMO736 - Post-medieval water meadow north of Hurscombe Plantation (Monument)

Summary

Linear field banks and ditches, probably part of a post-medieval catch meadow irrigation system and visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Linear field banks and ditches on east facing slopes, 250m to the north west of the proposed location of the deserted medieval farm of Hurscombe (MSO8850). The linear ditches run parallel to each other and may be field gutters relating to a post medieval catch meadow irrigation system. [1]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 1151-2 23-JAN-1947.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 3025-6 19-MAY-1947.
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SE. AF1118137.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9737 3251 (180m by 476m) (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): MSO8931
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE63
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1120939

Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 2:28PM

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