MMO845 - Post-medieval water meadow south of Northcombe Farm, Dulverton (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system south of Northcombe Farm, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1964.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A system of Post Medieval field gutters, visible on aerial photographs, probably form part of a water meadow, known locally as a Catch Meadow irrigation system. At least six roughly parallel ditches, measuring up to 300m long, extend along the contour, between 213m and 244m above OD. They are situated on the east and west faces of a steep sided valley immediately south of Northcombe Farm. They are centred at SS 9168 2906.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F64) 271-272 27-APR-1964.
  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • --- Aerial photograph: 7-APR-1964. RAF 543/2821 (F64) 271-272 27-APR-1964.
  • --- Map: SS92NW. 38.



Grid reference Centred SS 9170 2897 (243m by 324m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10043
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9363
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW38
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132250
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13480

Record last edited

Nov 29 2012 3:51PM


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