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. [1-3] 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 540/860 3041-3 (15 April 1952).
  • <2> Collection: Winton, H.. 1998. RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • <3>XY Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882. [Mapped feature: #34900 ]
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1132263, Extant 11 April 2022.

Map

Location

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

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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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
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1132263
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13522

Record last edited

Apr 11 2022 2:59PM

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