MMO860 - Post-medieval water meadow west of Baronsdown (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system north of Baronsdown Farm, 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 taken in 1952, probably form part of a water meadow, known locally as a Catch Meadow irrigation system. The remains of Six roughly parallel ditches, measuring from 25m to 105m, extend along the contour, on a west facing slope overlooking the River Exe, immediately north of Baronsdown Farm. They are centred at SS 9316 2897.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/860 3046-7 02-SEP-1952.
  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • --- Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • --- Aerial photograph: 02-SEP-1952. RAF 540/860 3046-7 02-SEP-1952.
  • --- Map: SS92NW. 53.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9315 2899 (130m by 114m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10053
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8977
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW53
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132265
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13524

Record last edited

Nov 29 2012 3:26PM

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