MMO858 - Post-medieval water meadow system south of Hele Bridge (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system, visible on aerial photographs taken in 1952.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Part of a system of Post Medieval field gutters, is visible on aerial photographs. It probably forms part of a water meadow, known locally as a Catch Meadow irrigation system. Three roughly parallel ditches are centred at SS 9337 2748. [1]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • --- Aerial photograph: APR-1952. RAF 540/860 3041-315-APR-1952.
  • --- Map: SS92NW. 51.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/860 3041-315-APR-1952.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9336 2748 (99m by 183m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10051
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8975
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW51
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132263
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13522

Record last edited

Nov 29 2012 4:10PM

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