MMO929 - Post-medieval water meadow west of Dulverton (Monument)

Summary

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

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Post Medieval water meadow, known locally as a Catch meadow Irrigation System, is visible on aerial photographs taken in 1952. Four roughly parallel ditches, or gutters, measuring up to 190m long, extend along the contour between 213m and 244m above OD, on a north east facing slope, and are centred at SS 9088 2778. [1]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 92 NW. AF1131882.
  • <2> Map: SS92NW. 80.
  • <3> Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NW.
  • <4> Aerial photograph: 02-SEP-1952. RAF 540/860 4141-2 02-SEP-1952.
  • <5> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 540/860 4141-2 02-SEP-1952.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9087 2775 (273m by 268m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NW
Civil Parish DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10071
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8985
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NW80
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1132542
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 13794

Record last edited

Dec 10 2012 12:46PM

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