MMO993 - Post-medieval water meadow at Knaphindam Rocks (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval field gutter system extending between Knaphindham Rocks and Combeshead Farm, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs taken in 1947.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Linear ditches associated with a post-medieval water meadow system are visible on vertical aerial photographs. The system stretches for 1.4 kilometres from Knaphindham Rocks on the south to Combeshead Farm in the north. [1-3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/1944 3156-7 (23 January 1947).
  • <2> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF CPE/UK/2082 4030-1 (19 May 1947).
  • <3> Archive: RCHME: Brendon Hills Mapping Project, SS 93 SW. AF1133201.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9339 3247 (677m by 973m) (Aerial Survey)
Map sheet SS93SW
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish EXTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9027
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW62
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1133752

Record last edited

Dec 6 2016 9:18PM

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