MMO809 - Post-medieval water meadow at Newcombe Farm (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a water meadow system associated with the deserted post-medieval farmstead of Newcombe. The water meadow appears as a number of parallel ditches running along the hill side below the site of the farm. They were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Francis, P.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the Catch Meadow Irrigation Systems. 41.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 4333, 4334.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944/4147 23-JAN-1947.
  • <4> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9748 3694 (1001m by 527m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE82
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128243
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34489

Record last edited

Feb 4 2013 12:33PM

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