MMO848 - Post-medieval water meadow north of Jury Hill (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1946. It has been ploughed level.

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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. Six roughly parallel ditches, measuring up to 250m long, extend along the contour, between 183m and 244m above OD. They are situated on a south east facing slope centred at SS 9218 2696. They have been ploughed level. [1-3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 106G/UK/1420 4302-4303 (15 April 1946).
  • <2>XY Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882. [Mapped feature: #34899 ]
  • <3> Collection: Winton, H.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132253, Extant 11 April 2022.



Grid reference Centred SS 9287 2806 (262m by 221m) Aerial Survey
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9366
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW41
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132253

Record last edited

Apr 11 2022 2:34PM


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