MMO962 - Post-medieval water meadow at Haddon Farm, Brompton Regis (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system south of Haddon Farm, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1964 and 1976.

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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 as earthworks, on aerial photographs. Eleven roughly parallel field gutters or drains, measuring up to 150m, extend along the contour of a south facing slope to the south of Haddon Farm. These are centred at SS 9544 2797. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Collection: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS92NE.
  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. NMR MAL/76050 0089 26-JUN-1976.
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF 543/2821 (F65) 277-8 27-APR-1964.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9544 2795 (163m by 360m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS92NE
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): MSO9004
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 92 NE47
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133615

Record last edited

Dec 13 2012 10:58AM

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