MMO812 - Post-medieval water meadow at Perley barn (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1947 and 1964.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a fragmented water meadow system in the vicinity of Perley Barn described by previous authorities was seen centred at SS 9820 3865. The water meadows appear as a number of ditches running parallel to the slope. They were seen as earthworks and mapped from aerial photographs. [3]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Report: Francis, P.T.H.. 1984. A Survey and Description of the "Catch Meadow" Irrigation Systems Found in the Exmoor Region of West Somerset. 41.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: 1947. LHL CPE/UK/1980. 3291, 3293.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF F26/543/28821/137 27-APR-1964.
  • <4> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 NE. AF1133887.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9824 3862 (307m by 221m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7495
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 NE85
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1128252
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34492

Record last edited

Feb 4 2013 12:55PM

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