MMO850 - Post-medieval water meadow east of Old Shute, Dulverton (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system between Old Berry Farm and Old Shute Lane is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1952.

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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. Roughly parallel ditches extend along the contour between 183 metres and 213 metres above Ordnance Datum, on the east and west facing slopes of a steep sided north facing valley between Old Berry Farm and Old Shute Lane. They are centred at SS 9046 2823 and SS 9062 2807. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/860 4140-4141 02-SEP-1952.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: 02-SEP-1952. RAF 540/860 4140-4141 02-SEP-1952.
  • <2> Map: SS92NW. 43.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.



Grid reference Centred SS 9048 2820 (364m by 393m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10047
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9368
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW43
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132255
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13484

Record last edited

Jan 16 2017 11:33AM


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