MMO856 - Possible catch water system north of New Bridge, Dulverton (Monument)


A post-medieval field gutter system overlooking the river Barle, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1966.

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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. Four roughly parallel ditches, extend along the contour on a west facing slope overlooking the river Barle. They are centred at SS 9240 2647. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR MAL/66083 122-3 07-DEC-1966.
  • --- Aerial photograph: NMR MAL/66083 122-3 07-DEC-1966.
  • <1> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • <2> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • <3> Map: SS92NW. 49.



Grid reference Centred SS 9239 2648 (244m by 342m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10073
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9374
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW49
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132261
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13895

Record last edited

Dec 3 2012 12:40PM


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